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Mental Health Technician

Company: AMFM Healthcare
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

AMFM Healthcare is looking for a Mental Health Technician/Client Coordinator to provide superior care for our clients at our Adult Residential Mental Health facilities in Carlsbad, CA. We count on our Mental Health Technicians to compassionately support and mentor our clients throughout their treatment program. We are seeking those who are passionate to help those in need and provide hope. This is a great entry level position to get your foot in the door in the Mental Healthcare field!Our clients have varying developmental and behavioral disorders, so adequate training will be provided to ensure that our clients receive the best possible care that we can provide. You will join and support a network of trained case managers, therapists, nurses, and psychiatrists who are helping us on our mission to help individuals with mental health disorders achieve a life of meaning and wellness. With the training provided, we offer our Mental Health Technicians/Client Coordinator's an incentive program that rewards up to three (3) raises in the first year of employment!About UsAfter the tragic loss of a beloved son due to mental illness, A Mission for Michael (AMFM Healthcare) was created with the vision of preventing such hopelessness in the lives of others. Our team is composed of individuals who have both the qualifications and the passion to take care of severe mental illness. In the field of mental healthcare, A Mission for Michael is unique. As you enter our facilities, you'll soon notice that we're different from most mental health treatment centers. With an intensive focus on clinical evidence-based treatment, along with personalized and compassionate care, we offer mental health treatment that changes lives.Full Time and Part Time positions available!Shift Schedules Needed - flexibility is a huge plus (weekends and holidays especially)2nd Shift: 2:30pm-11:00pm3rd Shift: 11:00pm-7:00amSalary Range: $18.00-$21.50/hour.Benefits:Medical, Dental, and Vision plans through Anthem, with required payroll deductions from the employee. Tier selections include Employee Only, Employee+Spouse, Employee+Dependent/s, or Family.FSA/HSA Accounts.Life/AD&D insurance through Anthem, 100% paid for by the employer.Other benefits include:401k plan with employer match.PTO and Self Care Day.Educational Assistance Reimbursement Program.Employee Assistance Program.Health and Wellness Membership.Duties and Responsibilities:Coordinates and transports clients safely to all daily activities, ensuring the clients arrive on time to all scheduled activities, and ensures participant safety.Utilizes intervention and communication skills in working with clients, their families and significant others daily and in crisis.Adheres to all Joint Commission policies and procedures, including Waived Testing, Infection Prevention and Control, as well as Emergency Management and Environment of Care procedures.Proficiently navigate and utilize the BestNotes electronic health record system to document client activities effectively.Collaborate with the program nurse and clinical team regarding medication management, and monitor and report client behavior with medication side effects. Monitor and document client self-administration medications while coaching clients in self-management and documenting medications in accordance with the organization's policy on medication use.Maintain the integrity of the residences, ensuring optimal cleanliness at all times and keeping the area hygienic.Facilitate recovery and clinically indicated activities and groups according to organization policy and document into the electronic health record.Conduct observation rounds, as needed to ensure client safety, and document client behavior and participation in treatment. Effectively and correctly report these in daily passdowns.Responsible for client attendance of daily recovery activities as scheduled.Conduct orientation to new residents, including reviewing safety drills and locations of fire extinguishers, emergency evacuation diagrams, exit routes, evacuation procedures, and first-aid kits.Required skills and qualifications:Ability to pass a comprehensive criminal background check with the Federal Department of Justice (LiveScan) and California Department of Social ServicesCurrent valid Driver's License with 4+ years of continuous driving history without any major traffic violations.At least 21 years of age.Minimum of a High School diploma.Related keywords: psychology, social worker, support staff, mental health, technician, recovery, substance abuse, entry level, behavioral healthcare

Keywords: AMFM Healthcare, San Diego , Mental Health Technician, Healthcare , Carlsbad, California

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