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Mental Health Tech (CSU) 43-32

Company: Communicare
Location: Batesville
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Communicare is a community mental health center in North Central Mississippi that serves Calhoun, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tate, and Yalobusha counties. Communicare offers specialized treatment services for adults with serious mental illness, children with serious emotional disturbances, individuals with substance abuse disorders and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Communicare is currently seeking a Mental Health Tech shift in Batesville, MS.Responsibilities for Mental Health Tech: Assist clinical team in the general activities of the program.Orient new individuals into the program by reviewing the schedule and ensuring their needs are met, when appropriateProvide direct care and supervision to individuals receiving services.Facilitate recreational activities, including board games, movies, cards, etc.Help ensure a safe living environment for all residents, to include cleaning and other housekeeping duties as requested.Assist with management of unstructured time.Help enforce program schedule and program rules.Maintain accurate and up to date records on assigned individuals, such as behavior reports.Supervise and assist residents with daily living skills as needed.Wash linens and fill all hygiene boxes.Ensure orientation packets are available for all new individuals coming in for treatment.Assist staff in the admission processFill in for other staff as needed and assigned by the Coordinator.Man facility phone service and handle referral of all emergency calls to appropriate Communicare crisis staff.Provide administrative assistance when requested such as scanning documents and filing them into the chart in the EHR, making copies, etc.Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent.Good oral and written communication skills.Acceptable criminal background check. Because we are the people who care, Communicare offers the following benefits for full-time Mental Health Tech's: -- Medical Insurance -- Critical Illness Insurance -- Life/AD&D/Long-Term Disability Insurance -- Dental/Vision/Term Life/Cancer coverage available -- Retirement Plan -- 403-B -- 403-B matching -- 11 Holidays per year -- 15 Annual Leave days per year (18 days after 3 years of employment) -- 15 Sick Leave per year -- Professional Development leave -- Jury leave -- Military leave Physical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe physical demands described here are representative of those necessary for an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions will be made upon request. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Compensation details: 11.5-11.5 Hourly WagePI620e65091f15-25660-34414933

Keywords: Communicare, Southaven , Mental Health Tech (CSU) 43-32, Healthcare , Batesville, Mississippi

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