Mental Health Tech (10-19)
Pathfinder, Inc. - Jacksonville, AR

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DESCRIPTION

Works under the direction of a primary therapist in providing non-billable paraprofessional services to school-based children; and, reports to the Case Management Coordinator and MH Director. This is considered a Temporary, Part-Time position, relevant to the Pathfinder, Inc. Mental Health Services School-Based Summer Program.

6 part-time positions are available.

Hours: 6-8 hours a day average.

  • This is a temporary position lasting 7 weeks*
Location: Jacksonville, AR.

DUTIES

Must attend mental health trainings to validate competency in the areas specified by accreditation agencies.

Must attend training specific to restrictive day service programming and meet approval of therapy staff.

Must meet all compliance standards for the provision of Mental Health Tech services.

Will attend scheduled treatment teams to address the needs of clients on their caseloads or as directed by primary therapist in coordination with management team members.

May be required to attend meetings with psychiatrist, or other medical staff, as directed and/or related to mental health needs and issues.

Follows therapist directives and mental health treatment plans for each client. This includes services provided on-site and off-site; and, activity outings specifically during the School-Based Summer Program.

Works directly with the Mental Health Case Management Coordinator in receiving guidance and assistance related to the School-Based Mental Health Tech role.

Responsible for communicating issues and concerns about clients to therapist and treatment team members.

Provides assigned Mental Health Tech services related to Mental Health departmental programming in an appropriate and ethical manner as directed by therapy staff, and in accordance with Pathfinder Policy and Procedure.

QUALIFICATIONS

Potential Mental Health Techs must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must possess an interest in working with persons with a mental illness and a desire to work with others in providing the best possible care for clients. Previous experience in the behavioral health field is preferred. Coordinating and completion of group exercises with clients is a plus in this position.

Persons in this role must display concern and empathy for client issues and needs. They must have a willingness to be part of a team and accept direction from a licensed mental health professional and supervisors.

Must possess current Arkansas Driver's license, have current auto liability insurance coverage, and be physically able to drive to various locations in Arkansas. Must attend mental health trainings to validate competency in the areas specified by accreditation agencies.

Must attend training specific to restrictive day service programming and meet approval of therapy staff.

Must meet all compliance standards for the provision of Mental Health Tech services.

Will attend scheduled treatment teams to address the needs of clients on their caseloads or as directed by primary therapist in coordination with management team members.

May be required to attend meetings with psychiatrist, or other medical staff, as directed and/or related to mental health needs and issues.

Follows therapist directives and mental health treatment plans for each client. This includes services provided on-site and off-site; and, activity outings specifically during the School-Based Summer Program.

Works directly with the Mental Health Case Management Coordinator in receiving guidance and assistance related to the School-Based Mental Health Tech role.

Responsible for communicating issues and concerns about clients to therapist and treatment team members.

Provides assigned Mental Health Tech services related to Mental Health departmental programming in an appropriate and ethical manner as directed by therapy staff, and in accordance with Pathfinder Policy and Procedure.

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