POSITION: Mental Health Activity Technician
FACILITY: Donaldson Correctional Facility
LOCATION: Bessemer, AL
Wexford Health Sources, Inc. is a member of the Wexford family: a group of the nation's leading innovative correctional health care companies. At Wexford Health Sources, Inc., our philosophy is that health care should not be considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need and the corrections environment is our venue.
Serves as an assistant to mental health service providers and persons with mental health problems
Contributes to unit development and implementation of written and\or verbally directed clinical procedures; provides feedback on the progress of each inmate patient to the treatment team and participates in treatment planning development
Maintains programming and activity operations in accordance with established clinical and administrative requirements and applicable licensure, certification and accreditation standards
Plans and conducts a variety of specifically assigned client activities in therapeutic recreation and music, and provides supervision and leadership of activities appropriate to the program while maintaining, requesting and organizing therapeutic activity supplies
Actively engages and supervises inmate patients in physical activities, mental stimulation and general education activities to monitor client behavior and foster socially acceptable behavior patterns, providing individual instruction as required
Wexford Health offers a competitive benefits package including:
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.
CERTIFICATION: Current CPR certification
EDUCATION: Bachelor's level degree in Psychology, Social Work, Recreational Therapy or other activity-related area of study
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Experience working in correctional behavioral health services strongly preferred
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