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Pearl Interactive Network Triage Consultant I - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

Pearl Interactive Network is seeking to hire Triage Consultants – Remote.

The Triage Consultant I (TC I) is responsible for providing assistance, services, resources, referrals, and consultation on various Non-Medical Counseling (NMC)/Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and work/life issues to military service members and their families. The TC I demonstrates an ability to effectively handle and manage high-risk calls with professionalism and in accordance with established protocols. TC I will maintain the highest degree of sensitivity, compassion, and respect for service members and their families to ensure that Value Options Federal Services remains free of any political bias and will ensure consistency of service regardless of installation, location, or any other factor. .

Why choose Pearl Interactive Network?

Join Our Team and embrace the winning Pearl Culture which promotes our employee's desires and efforts to serve our consumers, clients, and community. Our values of customer satisfaction, teamwork, a family atmosphere, quality services, respect for each other, transparency, and innovation are what make Pearl, the employer of choice. As a woman-owned, HUBZone certified social enterprise, Pearl offers hiring priority to our Veterans, Military Spouses, and their families, as well as individuals with disabilities.

Pearl offers a Competitive Compensation and Benefits package to include:

  • Salary: $58K - $65K

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Paid time off, Paid holidays

  • 401K eligibility

  • Additional ancillary benefits to support your lifestyle professionally, physically, and financially through our professional development and coaching program.

Operating Hours: 10 am - 6:30 pm or 11:30 am - 8 pm EST, Monday - Friday

Job Duties:

  • Conduct comprehensive professional assessments of users’ needs for core NMC/EAP and work/life services, which can include but are not limited to, non-medical counseling, health and wellness, and other specialty and add-on services.

  • Meet requirements for and acts as a mentor to new and less experienced triage consultants.

  • Ensure all calls are handled according to contractual service standards.

  • Act as a clinical Point of Contact (POC) for the supervisors when indicated by business needs.

  • Educate participants on specialty program offerings, promotes services, and demonstrates knowledge of military culture.

  • Meet requirements for and act as a mentor to new and less experienced triage consultants.

  • Ensure all calls are handled according to contractual service standards.

  • Act as a clinical Point of Contact (POC) for the supervisors when indicated by business needs.

  • Educate participants on other specialty program offerings, promotes services, and demonstrates knowledge of military culture.

  • Assess the needs of the caller to ensure first call resolution of all presented needs.

  • Demonstrate outstanding customer service.

  • Deescalate callers, navigate resources, resolve complex concerns, assess and take action in crisis situations.

  • Identify high-risk cases and respond as indicated under the direction of the supervisor and in accordance with established protocols.

  • Perform call follow-up and reporting as assigned.

  • Document all cases in the Case Management System (CMS).

  • Demonstrate better than average understanding of military culture and addresses service members by their rank, thank service member and their families for their service, and has excellent empathic listening skills paired with appropriate clinical interventions.

  • Follow established protocols and completes all annual compliance requirements such as External Certification Authority (ECA) renewal as well as annual training such as Cyber Awareness and PII to ensure access to the CMS system is maintained.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or other human services fields required

  • State Licensure to practice independently (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) preferred

  • Minimum 1-year related post-graduate work experience

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Experience in counseling, social work, mental health services. Behavioral health experience preferred

  • Knowledge of mandated procedures for child or elder abuse situations

  • Familiarity in core service areas of child development, parenting, adoption, education, and service for older adults

  • Military spouse or family member experience in a military community is highly desirable

  • Ability to type 50 wpm

  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Comply with all HIPPA Compliance regulations

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Pearl management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Background Investigation or DoD Clearance, Suitability and Skills Assessments Required

Skills/Qualifications/Keywords: Action Oriented/Tenacity, Dealing with Ambiguity, Compassion, Customer Focus, Ethics and Values, Functional and Technical Skills, Informing, Integrity and Trust, Listening, Priority Setting, Problem Solving, MS Outlook, and Office Skills, Leadership Team, People Skills, Diversity, Professionalism, Organization, Team Oriented, Learning, Flexibility, Effective Communication.

Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation, and gender identity.

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