Mental Health Worker (Occasional)
Sheppard Pratt Health System - Baltimore, MD

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Ruxton House is an 8-bed licensed small group home designed for people who have been to the Retreat’s residential program, but who need further rehabilitation before they are able to return home successfully. Ruxton House is about a 5 minute drive from Sheppard Pratt’s main campus in Towson, Maryland. The Ruxton House offers residents a supportive, therapeutic, home-like setting where they might continue their treatment as an outpatient with an emphasis on rehabilitation, recovery, improved self-care, and reintegration into the community. The house is staffed 24 hours a day by mental health professionals who help residents pursue their outpatient treatment plans, and begin to move away from institutions and toward the community, after an episode of illness.

We are looking for Night Shift Per Diem (Occasional) Mental Health Workers to provide regular or relief coverage as indicated by staff shortage during the over-night shift of 11pm-7:30am. The Per Diem Mental Health Worker provides input into the treatment planning and evaluation of patient needs based on patient behaviors. Provides direct patient care services in accordance with the treatment plan and under the direction of a licensed nurse. Communicates with patients based on an understanding of the developmental needs of the patient. Assists in providing a developing and maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment according to established policies and procedures.

HS Diploma or GED required. Past Mental Health Worker experience strongly preferred.

**Must be able to complete required seven day initial orientation, Thursday, Friday and the following Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:30.

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Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of...