Position title
Mental Health Technician - CSU
Description

To provide behavior management type services with the adult SMI population. 

Responsibilities
  • Check and record consumer conditions such as vital signs and weight.
  • Administer basic life saving techniques.
  • Perform or assist in the performance of activities of daily living including but not limited to bathing, shaving, washing clothes and brushing teeth.
  • Write nontechnical reports documenting patient behavior, activity, and progress towards habilitation/treatment plan goals.
  • Direct and participate in recreational and social activities for consumers in accordance with written programs and habilitation plans.
  • Accompany consumers to needed services outside the facility.
  • Assist in the upkeep of the facility through limited cleaning, laundering, and maintenance tasks.
  • Conduct and document operational activities such as fire drills and checking safety equipment as directed and trained to do so by senior staff.
  • Use appropriate behavioralmanagement techniques when interacting with consumers. 
  • Report promptly for assigned shift and work beyond assigned shift hours including weekends and holidays temporarily, as needed.
  • Stay awake and alert at all ti Make head count no less than every 15 minutes or as needed and document in log. 
  • Notify program manager or other senior staff of any referrals, elopements, acts of aggression or any other problem situation outside the scope of authority of Active Treatment Technician.
  • Treat individuals receiving services, family members, staff, volunteers, visitors, government agencies, and the general public with respect, dignity, and courtesy at all times.  Conduct yourself in a manner which leaves a favorable impression with the public.
  • Adhere to all Department of Mental Health Standards, Division of Medicaid Standards, and maintain respect for all other LIFECORE Health Group’spolicies, procedures, and management decisions. 
  • Respect and uphold the confidentiality of individuals receiving services, their family members, colleagues, and any sensitive situations arising within the agency.  Refrain from malicious gossip at all times.
  • Participate in all training required for your specific position and by the agency at large.
  • Perform other specific duties as assigned by your supervisor/manager/coordinator.
  • Must possess leadership ability, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and must possess the willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Qualifications

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED 

Valid Mississippi Driver’s License 

Job Benefits
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
Contacts

Tina Hooker, LPC-S, NCC  

Crisis Stabilization Unit, Director 

LIFECORE HEALTH GROUP 

1927-B Briar Ridge Rd 

Tupelo, MS 38804 

Work 662-304-2900

Employment Type
Full-time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Health Care
Job Location
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