Mental Health Worker Job Description

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The Mental Health Center is looking for a motivated Mental Health Worker. The selected candidate will join a diverse and dynamic team to provide direct care and support to shelter guests and to foster a compassionate, safe, and therapeutic environment within the shelter. The ideal candidate has experience working with clients with serious, persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, and/or who have experienced homelessness. The selected candidate must be flexible, able and willing to grow and learn, and able to work collaboratively with shelter guests and supervise other staff in a challenging environment.

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Job summary 2

The Mental Health Worker is an integral part of the treatment team on the inpatient units at the Mental Health Center. Serves as a role model for the other staff at all times by taking initiative in meeting patient needs, demonstrating professionalism and respect in all interactions, and working collaboratively with Registered Nurses, and Mental Health Workers of a higher grade.

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The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking a dynamic Mental Health Worker to fill the role of Mental Health Worker. This position provides programmatic direct care services to clients, assists in the implementation of habilitative/rehabilitative, behavioral, and recreational programs, performs client-related housekeeping duties, maintains client-related records, and provides leisure activities to clients. Mental Health Workers treat all residents with dignity and respect through interactions that affirm the individual’s needs and preferences and by optimally integrating their perspective into all facets of care.

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Reporting directly to the Assistant Supervisor, the Mental Health Worker is responsible for carrying out the assigned programming to the residents. Assigned duties are implemented in a manner appropriate to the age-specific needs of the residents served.

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The Mental Health Workers provide care to individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities under the direction of nurses and physicians. Closely monitors patients' physical and emotional well-being and reports to medical staff.

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Job summary 6

We are seeking a candidate for the Nursing Department to provide direct care and treatment to adult mentally ill clients in the locked units of DMH at the Hospital under the direction of professional nursing staff. The Mental Health Worker will provide assistance, instruction, and supervision in activities of daily living including hygiene, care of the living area, and care of personal belongings. All interactions will be person-centered on utilizing a person-first approach with the safety of all being the number one priority while acknowledging the dignity of risk.

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The Mental Health Worker functions under the direction of the Professional Nurse and is responsible to the Clinical Manager. This position provides direct care and maintains a safe and therapeutic milieu for a select group of patients in the Psychiatric Unit. Provides services to the adult population.

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The Mental Health Worker functions as part of the nursing team in providing for the care of patients in the Behavioral Health Services Inpatient Unit. Through the use of individual and group methods, the Mental Health Worker participates in the assessment, physical, and psychological treatment programs of the units. The Mental Health Worker also provides backup services to the Behavioral Health Services Crisis Center (CCC). The position requires the ability to relate well to both individuals and social agencies.

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The Mental Health Worker performs selected patient care activities under the general supervision of the Registered Nurse.

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Job summary 10

The Mental Health Worker provides direct behavioral health patient care.

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