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Company: Hamilton Center Inc
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Mental Health Technician I / IIiInteract with, educate, and supervise adults, individually or in a group setting, providing a therapeutic environment.Essential Duties / ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Interact with, monitor, educate, and assist consumers in the performance of activities of daily living in accordance with the goal and objectives identified on the individualized treatment plan. Monitor consumer self-administration of medications and document medication in the medication administration register (MAR). Maintain records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations. Interact appropriately with consumers, visitors, family members and providers in a confidential, therapeutic, ethical and responsible manner. Provide direct care to a consumer needs including but not limited to assistance with personal hygiene tasks, bathing, toileting, feeding, and mobility. Utilize safety management, emergency procedures, and nonviolent crisis prevention intervention in crisis situations. Assist with inventory and general maintenance of supplies, facilities, and equipment. Complete housekeeping duties as assigned to maintain a clean, orderly and safe living environment. Transport consumers to and from appointments and community outings. Observe, communicate and document behaviors. Complete errands related to consumer care and facility maintenance. Participate in consumer treatment planning and implementation under the direction of professional staff involved in patient care. Work under the direction of professional staff to ensure all shift duties are completed. Attend and participate in any required staff meetings and trainings. Assist with admission and discharge of consumers as assigned using the electronic medical record. Provides individual and group Skills Training and Development (STD)) training.Provides face to face skill training and mental health interventions to consumers in accordance with the treatment plan.Teaching age appropriate life skills training to consumers individually or in groupsObtain vital signs, height and weight and document in consumer record. Assist staff with emergency situations to ensure safety of self, consumers, and others. Monitor, document, and when applicable prepare meals and snacks for consumers nutritional intake. Conduct individual and group activities and document according to policy and procedures. Obtain knowledge of substance abuse / addiction issues or related work experience would be beneficial Demonstrate competent use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR). OBHP qualified staff will be expected to bill MRO services, document those services in the electronic medical record and to participate in required clinical supervision. OBHP qualified staff will be required to complete OBHP modules within 90-days of hirei or after transfer into an OBHP position. Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications/Requirements for Mental Health Technician IIHigh School diploma or equivalent 1560 hours of paid OBHP qualifying experience. Minimum Qualifications/Requirements for Mental Health Technician IIHigh School diploma or equivalent Mental Health Technicians IandII Must Adhere to the FollowingFlexibility to work any shift and location on an as-needed basis. Continual development of good oral and written communication skills Continual effort to gain knowledge and skills in educating consumers in daily living skills Continual development of observation and decision making skills Willingness to use personal transportation in work capacity Certifications, Licenses, RegistrationsMaintain a valid drivers license in accordance with HCI motor vehicle policyMaintain current Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certificationMaintain current American Red Cross / CPR/1st Aid certification/AEDPhys

Keywords: Hamilton Center Inc, Terre Haute , Tech, Other , Terre Haute, Indiana

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