MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 7A-3P (SAT/SUN) ONLY
Company: Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
Posted on: May 16, 2020
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB Participates in the development and
implementation of clients' treatment plan by providing care and
close supervision of facility clients and documenting behavior, by
developing positive relationships with clients and co-workers and
following facility policies and procedures, by implementing
treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited
to, the following: ____1. Contributes to the effective
implementation of individual treatment plans of clients through
"line of sight" supervision, positive interaction and role
modeling, appropriate recording of observed behaviors, and
appropriate consequences or limit setting based on behaviors and
program definition. ____2. Maintains safety and security of the
facility through close observation and monitoring of the clients,
maintaining optimal physical proximity, remaining alert at all
times, and using analytical forethought to anticipate potentially
volatile or unsafe situations and proactively intervene. ____3.
Promotes development of clients' daily living skills through
appropriate assignment, instruction, and supervision of tasks.
____4. Stimulates clients' interest and cooperation in various
individual and group activities and programs through positive
interaction, instruction, supervision, feedback and encouragement.
____5. Completes accurate and timely documentation on client's
behavior as outlined by policy, reports observations to relevant
staff and makes recommendations based on observations. Assists in
preparation of other behavioral reports and daily activities log as
required. ____6. Develops counseling skill methods and techniques
under the supervision of program treatment professionals to
facilitate psychoeducational groups, i.e. life skill groups and
current event groups. Provides one-to-one contact with clients
focusing on social development. ____7. Ensures compliance with all
company policies and procedures and regulatory requirements,
reporting any known or suspected violations to his/her supervisor
or through other means identified in company policy. ____8.
Assesses and ensures the needs of the clients are being met in
relation to clothing, linens, and personal hygiene supplies.
Supervises personal hygiene tasks. ____9. Escorts clients to work,
mealtime, outdoor/indoor recreation, and education activities and
participates in their supervision and instruction as needed.
Transports residents to and from medical appointments or other
activities as directed. ___10. Consistently meets facility and
regulatory training requirements by attending all mandatory
meetings and staff training sessions as required. ___11. Assures
cleanliness and orderliness of the assigned work area/unit and
proactively assists in all security, maintenance, and safety
functions as required for the overall facility.
The ideal candidate will: Possess a minimum of a High School
Diploma with 3 years experience in behavioral or mental health.ÿ
Bachelor's degree in mental health counseling, psychology or social
services strongly preferred and encouraged. Have a strong
understanding of adult mental and behavioral health Be flexible A
healthy dose of patience Demonstrated customer service
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
Keywords: Coastal Harbor Treatment Center, Savannah , MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN 7A-3P (SAT/SUN) ONLY, Healthcare , Savannah, Georgia
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!