MHM Services, Inc.

  • Mental Health Worker

    Job Locations US-PA-Bellefonte
    Posted Date 3 days ago(5/17/2018 1:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-8716
  • Overview

    Mental Health Worker

                                                                                                                                                                              

    MHM, one of the nation’s largest private provider of behavioral healthcare to correctional facilities is seeking MHW's to work at SCI-Rockview for the Mental Health Unit in Bellefonte, PA.  This is an entry level position.  This position is full time, evenings

    • Participate in weekly multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings and implement interventions as assigned.
    • Supervise offenders and provide informal education in routine activities of daily living (e.g., hygiene, eating, and recreation).
    • Provide care and activities programming to offender population in assigned area.
    • Inform supervisor and psychiatric staff of significant change in an offender’s functioning.
    • Be familiar with methods of crisis intervention and is prepared to intervene in an emergency until additional personnel can be contacted.
    • Collect samples according to physician orders as directed by a nurse.
    • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records pertaining to offender mental health care, including treatment planning, daily contact notes if requested, observation of restraint use, etc.
    • Attend staff meetings and participate in the problem solving process.
    • Attend required safety training and in-service programs as requested.
    • Identify and maintain professional boundaries to preserve the integrity of the therapeutic.
    • Must be willing to work one shift on a weekend per month if required.

    Bachelor level students in Mental Health related field encouraged to apply.   Great experience.                                                                        

     

    If you are seeking work life balance come try correctional healthcare!

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED required.

    Training, experience or certification as a nurse’s aide, medical technician, EMT, or activities technician preferred.
    Prior experience in mental health, drug/alcohol rehabilitation preferred.
    Must maintain current tuberculosis documentation and active CPR certification.
    Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable.

     

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