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Mental Health Technician II (Overnight)

Company: Comhar Inc.
Location: Walnutport
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description: ***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination. *** Overnight Mental Health Technician IIJob DetailsJob Type- Full-timeLocation: Walnutport, PA Schedule: Monday - Friday 12:00am-8:00am Description:Do you want to make a positive impact in the life of others while working in a fun and active environment?We have a Full Time opportunity available for an Overnight Mental Health Technician II. Join our team today!Pay Rate: Starts at $15.50/ Hour COMHAR's Long Term Structured Residences (LTSR) are located in Philadelphia and Northampton Counties. These therapeutic programs are designed to provide 24/7 residential and intensive treatment supports for adults with a variety of psychiatric and health related needs. Individuals requiring this level of care have access to a variety of services including individual and group therapies, psychiatric evaluation, crisis intervention, peer support, psychiatric rehabilitation and medication management. The multidisciplinary treatment team is comprised of staff that includes a psychiatrist, mental health professionals, licensed nurses, peer specialists, and direct care staff. Services are delivered both on-site and in natural community settings to maximize learning opportunities. Our focus is to assist individuals in developing skills, increasing their independence and stabilizing their psychiatric and physical health symptoms with the goal of moving into lesser structured settings. COMHAR is a nonprofit community-based organization. Our mission is to provide health and human services that empower individuals, families and communities to live healthier, self-determined lives. We are seeking individuals to join our Intensive Behavioral Health Services program in Walnutport, PA. Overnight Mental Health Technician II Job Description:The Mental Health Technician II works from a recovery framework within the team providing individual supportive counseling and psychoeducational groups using therapeutic interventions (evidenced based practices preferred), cultural competence and trauma informed care to help individuals obtain their recovery goals.

  • The Overnight Mental Health Technician II will provide direct services to residents, including assistance with personal hygiene and ADL's, as well as assistance with all tasks necessary for maintaining a therapeutic community and residence.
  • The Overnight Mental Health Technician will conduct activities with residents, including educational, social and leisure programs. The planning process of all activities will include residents' input and suggestions.
  • The Overnight Mental Health Technician is responsible for documentation in clinical charts and residential logs as required (including progress notes on assigned residents), as well as immediate reporting of all resident crisis and/or unusual incidents to Shift Supervisor.
  • The Overnight Mental Health Technician will participate in meetings and training sessions as assigned, including but not limited to, the Quality Improvement Program and multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the Mental Health Technician is regularly required to talk or hear others and accurately interpret speech and sounds. Frequently required to stand; walk; climb and descend stairs. Required to use hands and arms to reach, hold and carry objects. Required to operate a motor vehicle on a regular basis and assist consumers when entering and exiting vehicles. Required to sit; stand, maintain balance; occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception & ability to adjust optical focus for reading, driving, general observation and for all safety needs. Travel Requirements:
    • Required to safely operate a motor vehicle for transporting consumers. Key Competencies for Overnight Mental Health Technician II:
      • Verbal and written communication skills required to satisfactorily perform job duties.
      • Exercise sound judgment in carrying out daily activities, handling crises & emergencies.
      • Able to work independently with minimal direction.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Approachability and Compassion.
      • Listening Skills.
      • Dependability to report to work as scheduled and on-time.
      • Strong commitment to providing quality services to consumers.
      • Able to work successfully with others in a collaborative manner.
      • Integrity and trustworthinessRequirements:Requirements for Overnight Mental Health Technician II:
        • AA in human services + 2 years of Mental Health/ Intellectual Disability related experience; or High School/GED + 4 years of Mental Health/ Intellectual Disability related experience
        • 12 semesters behavioral health credits
        • Valid driver's license Full Time Employees are eligible for generous benefit options, including but not limited to:
          • Paid Time Off (10 vacation days, 9 holidays, 2 personal days, plus sick time)
          • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Options
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Retirement Savings Plan
          • Life Insurance
          • Employee Assistance ProgramWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law. PI207436409

Keywords: Comhar Inc., Allentown , Mental Health Technician II (Overnight), Healthcare , Walnutport, Pennsylvania

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