The CCS Mental Health Worker (MHW) provides direct services to adults in crisis at the CCS. S/he will carry a case load based on daily census and will provide direct care supports including admission, treatment planning, running groups, case management, and discharge. S/he ensures safety of all clients through provision of as needed 1:1 supervision, conducting and documenting checks, proactively addressing escalating behaviors. The MHW also provides for operation of the CSU in terms of meal set up and clean-up; room maintenance; keeping the unit clean; and doing laundry.
Essential Functions of Position:
Completes and documents admission’s, treatment plans, client daily documentation, and discharge summaries in accordance with BCHS, DMH, BMC, MBHP, and BEST. Ensure that the unit follows the daily schedule of program activities, client meetings, and groups. Oversight of therapeutic groups as leader, co-leader, and observer. Ensures for the cleanliness and upkeep of the unit, assists in meal preparation and cleanup, completes bed set up and gathers linens. Maintains effective working relationships with insurers, SCFMHC campus police, DMH, BMC, BEST, local community resources, and treatment/rehabilitation programs throughout the Greater Boston community. Participation in daily rounds with multidisciplinary team and follows up on identified issues for the unit and for the individual clients. Ensures that safety protocols are routinely reviewed and followed consistently by all staff (such as emergency systems; identification and remedy of facility safety hazards; security systems; lock up of sharps and any potential toxins; hazardous waste management; checks protocols, checking vitals protocols, etc). Performs all other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor.
Must be able to lift 20 pounds and complete cleaning and laundry
Minimally 3 years experience working in a mental health setting.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated skills in working as an effective team player in a fast paced unit
Bay Cove Human Services - 17 months ago