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Mental Health Technician (ARDOC)

Company: Wellpath
Location: Brickeys
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $25.65 - $31.35 / hourYou Matter: Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to Always Do The Right Thing!, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Mental Health Technician (ARDOC) (MHT) plays a vital role in providing mental health services to patients within the facility, working under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor. They are responsible for conducting assessments, providing therapy, and supporting patients in their recovery journey. Additionally, they provide consultation and training to facility personnel to promote a better understanding of mental health issues and how to effectively support patients in their care.Key Responsibilities:Provide mental health services and conduct regular mental health checks and rounds with patients under the direction of a licensed Mental Health Professional in accordance with relevant professional organizations and state guidelines.Provide psycho-social-educational programming and activities for groups and individuals to improve the social, cognitive, problem-solving, and daily living skills of incarcerated patients.Triage mental health concerns of incarcerated patients and provide consultation services as assigned.Participate in release continuity of care planning for patients, train staff in human behavior and mental health issues, and maintain patient confidentiality while interrelating effectively with patients, staff, and outside support agencies.Comply with employee standards of the facility, apply principles of critical thinking, sound judgment, and work under stress on a regular basis.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationMust possess a bachelors degree in mental health/social science field from an accredited college or university. (Professional experience, trainings and applicable certifications may be considered in lieu of educational requirements on a case-by-case basis.)ExperienceCoursework and professional experience that indicates knowledge of working in a correctional setting, mental health interventions, and identification of mental health issues, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation preferred.Licenses/CertificationsMust maintain CPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract.We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesnt seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job Jobble

Keywords: Wellpath, Southaven , Mental Health Technician (ARDOC), Healthcare , Brickeys, Mississippi

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