Mental Retardation Aide Job Description Sample
Aide - Mental Health- Part Time Weekend Days
Corona Regional Medical Center is a 238-bed hospital facility on two campuses, providing comprehensive healthcare services. It is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, employs over 1100 trained healthcare workers, and has a Medical Staff of approximately 350 physicians representing over 40 specialties.
Building a Healthier Community...Big Changes are already here!
Corona Regional Medical Center and UC Irvine Health are proud of our affiliation and Corona Regional's NEW emergency department that is double the size of the former emergency area is now open and includes plans for future patient rooms.
Essential Job Duties:
Reporting to the Nurse Manager/Program Director, the certified nurse assistant/mental health worker will assist in the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health of patients assigned to his/her care. Responsibilities include assisting with ADL's, promoting wellness, health/education and clearly documenting patient activities.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS
Knowledge of Patient Rights
Knowledge of physiological changes that occur with patients age 55 plus.
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
Six months recent hospital (med/surg and/or psych) experience required.
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION
Assaultive Behavior Management training required within 90 days from date of hire.
REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS
Current California Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate preferred.
Current BLS (CPR) Certificate required.
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
- UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.
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Mental Health Aide - Part Time (Multiple Positions)
$1,000 HIRING INCENTIVE
Job ID: 11102
Agency: Department of Social Services/ South Dakota Human Services Center
Salary: $13.15 - $13.81 per hour; Plus $1.00 per hour shift pay for P.M. shifts and $1.50 per hour shift pay for night shift; plus $1.00 per hour alternate rate of pay for Geriatrics; plus $1.50 per hour weekend pay
Pay Grade: GE
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
For more information on the Department of Social Services, please visit insert https://dss.sd.gov/.
These positions perform personal care services by completing patient care assignments, providing an atmosphere conducive to treatment and supporting patients with mental health and chemical dependency issues in an effort to meet the patients' needs.
The Human Services Center provides a comprehensive employee orientation including completion of the Certified Nurse Adie (C.N.A.) certification.
NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.
Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, and chemical dependency;
patient safety procedures;
patient rights and confidentiality
CPR and first aid;
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI) Techniques.
- accurately observe, recognize, report, and record physical symptoms and significant behavioral characteristics of patients;
- carry out individual program plans for treatment of patients;
- relate to and work constructively with patients;
- detect significant or unusual patient behavior;
- verbalize the needs of patients;
- provide personal care services to patients;
- follow instructions;
- follow established policies and procedures;
- listen and be empathetic with patients;
- lift 75 pounds;
- assist in lifting and transferring of patients;
- work with patients displaying aggressive behavior;
- communicate information clearly and concisely.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y964fuxr
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Nebraska Rural Hospital Mental Health!
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner / Kimball, NE 69145 - A Rural Critical Access Hospital in Nebraska has an opportunity for an experienced Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to see patients in a Federally Designated Rural Health Clinic. PMHNP must have be capable of treating patients from children to adults independently. New Graduates will be considered if there is strong Psychiatric Nursing experience. Collaborate with supervising Psychiatrist when needed, on-site or by phone. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will also share call. Time may be divided between clinics in Kimball, NE and Pine Bluffs, WY. Location is in SW Nebraska 60 miles from Cheyenne and 2 hours from Omaha or Denver. Salary $100-130K, based on experience. Excellent benefits including Free Family Health, Bonus Plan. Relocation assistance. This is a medically under-served area where Loan Repayment is available.
Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse
Great Pay , Great Company!
WIll cover Jacksonville, Fl Area.
TITLE OF POSITION: PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH REGISTERED NURSE- PRN
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Nursing
RISK OF EXPOSURE TO BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS HIGH
To provide nursing care in accordance with the clients plan of care to include comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring of the clients condition, health promotion and prevention coordination of services, teaching and training activities and direct nursing care.
- Coordinate total patient care by conducting comprehensive health and psychosocial evaluation, monitoring the clients condition, promoting sound preventive practices, coordinating services and teaching and training activities
2.Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing service to the patient and family on an ongoing basis
3.Performs admission, transfer, re-certification, resumption of care and discharge OASIS for the home care patient
4.Prepares and presents patients record to the Clinical Record Review Committee as indicated
5.Consults with the attending physician concerning alterations of Patient Care Plans, checks with the appropriate supervisor and makes changes, as appropriate
6.Coordinates patient services
7.Submits clinical notes no less often than weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated
8.Submits a tally of patient care visits made each day
9.Participates in case conferences, discusses with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and how they may best be handled
- Discusses with the appropriate supervisor the need for the involvement of other members of the health team such as the Home Health Aide, the Physical Therapist, the Speech Therapist, the Occupational Therapist, the Medical Social Worker, etc.
1 Obtains orders for paraprofessional service and submits a referral to the appropriate personnel
- Participates in the patients discharge planning process
- Cooperates with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan
- Participates in staff development meeting
- Continually strives to improve his/her nursing care skills by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading
- Participates in the development and periodic revision of the physicians Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed
- Submits clinical notes within Forty Eight (48) hours, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered
- Participates in the patients discharge planning process
- Maintains an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy
- Adheres to Federal, state and accreditation requirements including Medicare and Medicaid regulations
2 May be requested by Director of Nursing to fill in for the other nurses
COORDINATES THE ADMINSSIONS OF A PATIENT TO THE AGENCY
- Conducts an initial and ongoing comprehensive assessment of the clients needs, including Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessments at appropriate time points
2.Obtains a medical history from the patient and/or a family member particularly as it related to the present condition
3.Conducts a physical examination of the patient, including vital signs, physical assessment, mental status, appetite and type of diet, etc.
4.Evaluates the patient, family member(s) and home situation to determine what health teaching will be required
5.Evaluates the patients environment to determine what assistance will be available from family members in caring for the patient
6.Evaluates the patients condition and home situation to determine if the services of a Home Aide will be required and the frequency of this service
7.Explains nursing and other Agency services to patients and families as a part of planning for care
8.Develops and implements the nursing care plan
9.May be requested by the Director of Nursing to fill in for other nurses who are on vacation or sick
PROVIDES SKILLED NURSING CARE AS OUTLINED IN THE NURSING CARE PLAN
- Nursing services, treatments and preventative procedures requiring substantial specialized skill and ordered by the physician
2.The initiation of preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate for the patients care and safety
3.Observing signs and symptoms and reporting to the physician reactions to treatments, including drugs, as well as changes in the patients physical or emotional condition
4.Teaching, supervising and counseling the patient and caregivers regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home
ASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CARE GIVEN BY THE HOME HEALTH AIDE
- Supervises and evaluates the care given by the Home Health Aide as needed, and at a minimum of once every 14 days
2.Submits to the appropriate department/individual a written evaluations of the Home Health Aides who are providing service to the patients in his/her geographical area
3.Participates in periodic conferences with the Home Health Aide supervisor concerning the Aides performance
4.Charts those services rendered to the patient by the staff nurse and changes that have been noted in the patients condition and/or family and home situation, makes revisions in the nursing care plan as needed, records supervisory visits conducted with the Home Health Aide, evaluates patient care and progress and closes charts of discharged patients
5.Evaluates the effectiveness of her nursing service to the individual and family
6.Consults with the attending physician concerning alteration of the plan of treatment in consultation with the supervisor
7.Submits clinical notes no less often than weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated
8.Submits a tally of visits made each day
9.Participates in case conferences
- Discusses with the supervisor problems concerning the patients and possible resolution
1 Discusses with the supervisor problems the need for involvement of other members of the health team such as the home health aide, physical therapist, speech therapist, occupational therapist, social worker, etc.
- Obtains orders for paraprofessional service and submits referral to appropriate personnel
- Provides guidance and supervision to the LPN and supervises the LPN once monthly
- Coordinates total patient care
- Cooperates with other agencies providing nursing or related services to provide continuity of care and to implement a comprehensive care plan
- Participates in staff development meetings
- Participated in the educational experiences for student nurses
- Continually strives to improve his/her nursing care by attending in-service education, through formal education, attendance at workshops, conferences, goal setting, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading
- Participates in the planning, operation and evaluation of the nursing service
- Participated in the development and periodic revision of the physicians Plan of Treatment and processes change orders as needed
2 Participated in the patients discharge planning
- Submits clinical notes no less often then weekly, and progress notes and other clinical record forms outlining the services rendered as indicated
- Maintains an on-going knowledge of current drug therapy
- Prepares the care plan for the Home Health Aide
- Must have a drivers license and be willing and able to drive to clients residences
2.The ability to access clients homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible is required. Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the clients condition and to perform and demonstrate client care
3.Physical activities will include, walking, sitting, stooping, and standing and minimal to maximum lifting of clients and the turning of clients
4.The ability to communicate both verbally and in writing is required as frequent communication by telephone and in writing is involved
Thermometer, B/P cuff, glucometer, penlight, hand washing materials
Has access to all client medical records, personnel records and client financial accounts which may be discusses with the Director of Nursing
1.Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
2.Must be licensed in the State as a Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse
3.Must have one or more years in home health agency or in a hospital setting
4.Must have knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid guidelines
5.Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation the pertains to it
6.Should be skillful in organization and in the principles of time management and have knowledge of management processes
Mental Health Specialist III ( JR 915) Overnight 11:00 Pm - 7:30 Am
Full Time 11:00 pm - 7:30 am
Wage: $26.45/hr - $31.25/hr
This position will work as part of a growing field based interdisciplinary team working in the MTA/Metro system in the metropolitan LA area. As a part of an Interdisciplinary team, the Street Outreach, Navigator III will specifically focus on providing mental health services and appropriate linkages during daily street outreach to clients. This position will conduct and advise on crisis and mental health assessments and interventions in the field, coordinate with community mental health and substance use treatment providers to link the client to urgent and longer-term services, and liaise with law enforcement and local hospitals around involuntary hospitalizations and safety issues. This position also requires the ability to conduct department wide trainings on evidence based and clinical interventions effective with a vulnerable homeless population. Navigator III must have extensive experience working with individuals who are chronically homeless, experiencing mental health difficulties, and must have knowledge of Trauma Informed Models and Motivational Interviewing for Substance Abuse treatment. The Navigator III will attend community meetings/trainings and develop relationship with local businesses, organizations, and service providers.
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
- Perform initial comprehensive bio psycho-social assessment; develop a plan of intervention that addresses identified need for housing, on-going case management services, substance abuse treatment, mental health services, and coordination of needed community services.
- Provide transportation through volunteers or staff to accompany clients and children when necessary to medical and legal appointments and job interviews when they may experience unusual difficulties.
- Accompany clients to court appearances and to the magistrates' office when support and assistance is needed.
- Conduct daily street outreach to develop relationships and build rapport with clients in order to assist them with finding a home. Services may include assisting the individual with gathering documentation, increasing income, accessing appropriate mental and physical health services, and any other services that assist an individual to improve his/her quality of life.
- Complete all necessary paperwork to track client progress, (daily logs, ISP, etc.) and meet with established clients on a weekly basis to review, evaluate, and support goal completion.
- Respond within specific contract timeframes to requests for street outreach services and send follow-up information to the requestor and the supervisor.
- Conduct VI-SPDAT, (Vulnerability Index- Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool), on all new clients in order to connect them to proper intervention and services. Document results, complete match initiation form, and submit all paperwork to CES Coordinator.
- Provide street case management services by connecting homeless clients to long-term supportive services. Help client to obtain various forms of identification including birth certificates and social security cards. Provide employment assistance, housing referrals, and health related assistance, as identified on the ISP.
- Assist with applications for supportive and subsidized housing and prospect potential locations for affordable rental housing.
- Build relationships with prospective landlords, and identify appropriate permanent housing options. Collaborate with community substance abuse and mental health providers to ensure seamless referral services
- Work with local law enforcement and interim service providers to ensure a smooth transition from street living to interim housing.
- Provide ongoing information, referrals, linkages, and advocacy for all other identified needs. Creatively use and develop community resources to broker and link clients to services.
- Provide a high quality customer service environment for all clients. Participate in staff meetings and training as assigned by supervisor.
- Navigator III will assist PATH SOAR certified team member with helping clients apply for SSI and SSDI.
- MSW will work with medical professionals to gather necessary supporting documentation for applications.
- Navigator III will also transport clients to their SSI and DPSS appointments and hearings, and provide advocacy and support to clients throughout the benefit application process.
- Maintain documentation standards as set forth by the program contract and PATH policies.
- Develop resource information on medical and legal service, counseling, childcare, and housing opportunities.
- Complete paperwork on each face to face and telephone contact with the client, or with any collateral contact, by close-of-business on the next working day.
- Ensure all program data is accurate and entered into the appropriate program documentation system as contractually required. (i.e. HMIS, internal spreadsheet, CES, etc.)
- Prepare case-related reports including but not limited to: demographics, outcomes, successes and challenges.
- Generate client data for reporting.
- Complete follow-up and retention services, and provide back-up documentation in client file.
- Maintain complete and accurate documentation of service objectives and outcomes, as well as other information in accordance with Federal, State, County and PATH guidelines.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with advanced and evidenced based intervention: Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Critical Time Intervention, and Housing First.
- Engagement and rapport building skills with hard to reach clients
- Knowledgeable about non-violent crisis intervention techniques
- Experience assisting people in applying for SSI and SSDI (SOAR or BEST certification preferred)
- Ability to work independently and as part the team
- Ability to exercise mature and professional judgment
- Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- A highly motivated self-starter with the ability to coordinate multiple projects and tasks
- Knowledge of and adherence to HIPAA confidentiality requirements
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
- Flexible, adaptable and capable of working in a fast paced, professional environment
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work 11:00 pm – 7:30 am
- Ability to work weekends as necessary
- Hours may be subject to change based on program needs
- Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited university
- Employment Eligibility Verification
- Reliable transportation
- Updated tuberculosis test
- Successful completion of background screening
- CPR/First Aid training certification through PATH
- Ability to maintain regular, consistent attendance
- Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings, weekends, and days as needed
- Driving is an essential function of this position
- Must have Valid CA Driver's License
- Must provide proof of insurance coverage
- Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
How to apply Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #915 to submit your application. A resume is required
PRN Mental Health Technician (Outpatient) -BH Supportive Housing (13860-124)
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients.
Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
Under the supervision of Licensed Nursing Staff, provides resident care as a member of the health care team in the Group Home. Demonstrates the ability to utilize those skills necessary to perform a variety of direct and indirect patient care while maintaining a therapeutic milieu..
High school diploma or equivalent
Must obtain BCLS certification within 120 days of hire; certification must be kept current for continued employment
Must pass Level 1 Medication Aide (LIMA) licensure course and exam within first 90 days of employment and must maintain current certification, through the Missouri
Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS).
Must maintain a current and valid Class E Missouri or Kansas driver's license and be competent in operating a 15 passenger van. Must obey all traffic laws while operating
vehicles while on duty.
Clearance through the Family Care Registry
Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or by Leadership, Management or Educators in the established timeline for continued employment.
UAP's from staffing agencies shall comply with the training requirements.
If the above criteria are not met, the incumbent is prohibited from providing direct patient
care to any acute care patients undergoing a procedure in the outpatient setting.
The Carter Center: Associate Director, Mental Health Program, Liberia And Global Mental Health Initiatives
The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center's many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
THE MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Under the leadership of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a long-standing champion for the rights of people with mental illnesses, the Carter Center's Mental Health Program works to promote awareness about mental health issues, inform public policy, achieve equity for mental health care comparable to other health care, and reduce stigma and discrimination against those with mental illnesses.
The Associate Director reports to the Director of the Mental Health Program. S/he serves as the Program Director's deputy for Liberia and global mental health program management, including project management functions and relationships with external stakeholders. The incumbent's responsibilities may include conducting applied research, managing program publications, facilitating expert meetings, and overseeing special global mental health projects outside of Liberia.
Graduate degree in public health, mental health discipline or related field.
A minimum of five years related international health, education or international development program management experience is required.
Demonstrated proficiency in project management, developing and implementing activities, staff supervision, budget preparation and execution, and partnership building.
Demonstrated experience working in low or middle-income country.
Excellent writing skills including writing for internal and executive staff as well as for the general public and funding proposals.
Demonstrated proficiency in monitoring and evaluation of data from project activities and the collection, analysis and reporting of data.
Skilled public speaker.
Experience starting, overseeing and operating a mental health or health related program in a low or middle-income country a plus.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Directs the planning, development, and operations of a program.
Collaborates with representatives from private, government, and international agencies.
Plans, executes, and monitors program budgets, including approval of expenditures; prepares annual financial and program reports to external parties with interests in the program.
May engage in fundraising initiatives on behalf of the program.
Ensures that the program is in compliance with federal and international laws and regulations.
Oversees program communications, including development of communications strategies, development of key program messages, production of print and electronic materials, and reputation management.
Represents the program in various national and international fora, and actively engages with representatives from other NGO's for purposes of conducting research and designing new initiatives.
May supervise program staff. Performs other related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in field related to specific program as indicated and six years program related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
Min RateUSD $30.96/Hr.MidpointUSD $42.36/Hr.
Min Annual RateUSD $64,400.00/Yr.Mid Annual RateUSD $88,100.00/Yr.
MHS - Mental Health Specialist
Looking to Join an Exceptional Team??!!
Position Summary: The Mental Health Specialist is responsible for providing approved MHR services to recipients assigned to them.
Meets the following criteria:
1. Has a Master of Social Work degree or a Master of Arts degree in a mental health related field or a Master of Science degree in a mental health related field or a Master of Education degree in a mental health related field.
2. Has a minimum of 15 hours of graduate level course work and/or practicum experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral and/or emotional and/or mental problems. These hours may be obtained as a part of or in addition to the Master's degree.
Major Task List:
1. Provides community support work counseling to recipients, as assigned.
2. Accepts assignment as Primary Community Support Worker and performs responsibly in this role.
3. May provide Group Psychosocial Skills Training to recipients, as assigned.
4. Participates in staff training assignments, as requested.
5. Submit accurate and complete weekly counseling notes and service logs.
6. Participates in the agency's Performance Improvement initiative.
7. Performs other non-direct service activities as requested by CEO, COO, or Program Director.
8. Accepts supervision from LMHP and agency management team.
9. Attend/conduct weekly staffing.
10. Communicates effectively and in a timely manner with other clinical/administrative staff, as needed for client related issues.
11. Functions well in a crisis, using good judgment and keeping appropriate staff informed.
12. Assess, review or monitor a recipient's status in relation to rehabilitation.
13. Identify, report and maintain weekly appointments for community resources.
14. Effectively plans work.
15. Works independently, as needed.
Nurse Manager Mental Health Clinical Operations
In This Position, You Will: Embrace a spirit of continual improvement and possess a relentless drive towards excellence.
Be accountable for the 24/7 operations of their defined unit(s). Be accountable for the quality of care delivered and outcomes of areas under their leadership. Establish an environment where healing and wellness are optimized and the core values of the organization are realized for both our patients and caregivers. Lead effective care delivery through strong caregiver engagement, wise use of resources, and compassionately hold others accountable for their behaviors and actions.
Assemble and develop effective teams of caregivers and lead these teams in a complex and changing environment. Establish and sustain collaborative inter-professional relationships in service to Providence Health & Services (PH&S) strategic plans. Be accountable for unit adherence to all applicable laws, regulations, policies, contracts, procedures, and standards of performance.
Develop and mentor their direct reports and plans for succession. Be informed by the highest level of evidence available when developing standards and modifying care delivery systems. Actively support the PH&S system, region, and local strategic priorities and programs.
Qualifications Required qualifications for this position include: Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) Current Oregon Registerd Nurse (RN) license Current Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider within 6 months of hire 5 years in nursing with experience in progressive leadership roles Various disciplines may have additional requirements Preferred Qualifications For This Position Include Master's degree or higher in a related field National Certification from American Nurses Association (ANA) or professional organization in relevant field of clinical expertise Formal coursework in management, finance, and other administrative subjects Previous management experience
LVN - Substance Abuse And Mental Health
The Medical Liaison is responsible for the following of guidelines and implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all health aspects of the company’s programs in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by Sovereign Health. As a member of the clinical team, the Medical Liaison works with medical doctors, specialists and the registered dietician in providing direct client care. Reporting to the Program Director, he/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the company and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assists with the self-administration of medication policy to document and observe client medication regimen for all clients of Sovereign at all levels of care.
2. Ensures accurate documentation of medication orders and observes clients during weekly medication counts.
3. Observes clients, charting and reporting changes in clients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment and taking any necessary action.
4. Answer clients' questions regarding the Program Director’s orders and determines how to assist them.
5. Measures and records clients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration when required.
6. Evaluates health concerns and directs clients to emergency medical care when required.
7. Works as part of a health care team to assess client needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.
8. Reviews medication logs and consults with both clients and physicians regarding refills.
9. Assists the Program Director in overseeing clients at Detox/Residential level, undertaking visits with them at residential facilities if required.
10. Facilitates educational groups on medication management.
11. Provides monitoring and supervision of clients to support non-clinical staff.
12. Performs breath analysis and monitors urine test samples from clients. Documents and records results.
13. Supervises staff members who undertake breath analysis and urine test samples.
14. Completes super-bills and other documentation as required.
15. Is responsible for requesting inventory and the requisition of supplies and instruments (biofeedback, drug screens, breathalyzer, etc.).
16. Is responsible for monthly first aid boxes checks and keeps staff updated of their location ensuring staff access to at least one box at each facility.
17. Maintains compliance with HIPPA regulations, ADA and Joint Commission policies and procedures.
18. All other duties as assigned.
The candidate must have completed an LVN, RN or similar medical program from an accredited school and hold a current state license and/or certification. They must maintain valid CPR/First Aid certification. Depending on the facility, the candidate may be required to maintain a valid Driver’s License, auto insurance and a driving record of 3 or fewer points. The individual must be qualified to work with a wide variety of symptoms related to mental health. They must also be willing to work with multi-cultural populations and have an understanding for cultural diversity.
Two years of clinical experience, including experience in a mental health care setting. Experience in dual-diagnosis or eating disorder treatment is preferred. Four years of LVN experience.
Skills and Competency:
The Candidate will show skills and competency in working with clients from undertaking assessments (including risk), planning and delivery of care and review of effective methods of interventions in order to shape continuing service provision which will meet the needs of individuals.
The candidate will have extensive knowledge of a wide variety of medications which are prescribed to clients of Sovereign Health, their uses, dosage amounts and side effects and will work closely with the Medical Director to ensure client safety. The candidate will have competency of working with clients who are undergoing a social model level of detox and support facility staff in monitoring clients.
The successful candidate will have the ability to listen actively when spoken to and effectively communicate their thoughts to others. They will be sensitive to religious, ethnic and cultural differences in others and show respect and empathy. They will be able to work alone but also in a team with fellow staff in the business setting and will actively seek out advice and/or guidance in order to solve problems. The candidate will have good time management skills and will actively seek to accomplish tasks and be able to use a variety of methods and ideas to solve problems whilst also being open to suggestions from others in order to find solutions
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