Mental Health Worker - Night Shift

Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community Hospital Anaheim , CA 92815

Posted 3 weeks ago

Provides direct and indirect client care under the direction of a Lead MHT/Registered Nurse.

Requirements

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Orients clients to the unit, searches personal effects, and documents appropriately in the client record.
  • Is knowledgeable of procedure for monitoring clients one-to-one and performs one-to-one observation for high-risk clients as assigned and promptly reports any client activities that are a danger to the client or others.
  • Follows Professional Crisis management procedures accurately when needed.
  • Knows and applies appropriate Behavioral Management plans and contracts specific to individual program/clients
  • Properly demonstrates the techniques for searching a room; has a good working knowledge of the procedures for room searches, and conducts room searches on a weekly basis.

Education and Licensing:

  • High school graduate or equivalent, BA or BS preferred.
  • One to two years experience as a behavioral health worker preferred.
  • Current BLS (American Heart Association) and maintain current

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates appropriate professional boundaries; treats youth with respect and considers clients valued customers.
  • Properly assesses routine situations, determines and takes appropriate action.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set limits for clients and uses de-escalation techniques appropriately.
  • Accepts feedback in a positive manner and applies it to improve performance and further learning.
  • Follows all safety procedures; is alert to changing situations and contributes to preventing opportunities for danger to develop.
  • Follows safety procedures in a calm manner and responds quickly when an alarm sounds or a code is announced.
  • Conducts and documents 15-minute rounds on youth in a timely manner.
  • Speaks with authority in a calm and clear voice, uses proper selection of words and has knowledge of when and how to use them.
  • Communicates with all customers (family, referral sources, caseworkers, etc) in a professional manner; is service oriented; and is courteous, friendly, and empathetic.
  • Exhibits calm and controlled attitude; does not overreact to allow his/her own actions to further deteriorate the situation.
  • Answers the telephone in a professional manner; directs calls appropriately, and takes messages.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, this position is frequently required to do the following:

  • Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time.
  • Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.
  • Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions; interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.
  • Vision: see details of objects at close range.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Reach forward, up, down, and to the side.
  • Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time and come and go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day.
  • Lift up to five (25) pounds.

Please keep in mind that our facility will be requiring employees to be vaccinated for covid. I will need you to supply documentation that you have been vaccinated

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Benefits

Health Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

401k Retirement Plan

Healthcare Spending Account

Dependent Care Spending Account

Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are also available)

Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional buy-opportunities

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