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Mental Health Tech, CrisisCare Center

Company: Family & Childrens Services, Inc.
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

All inclusive benefits to take care of our greatest company asset; our employees.Starting Pay $17.50/hr.

  • Premium Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits with Zero Cost Options!
  • Retirement Savings Program with 6% Employer Match
  • Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • 25 Paid Days Off your 1st Year!
  • Shift DifferentialsWe're looking for talented people who want to make a difference working for a large, premier non-profit behavioral health organization that has served the community with distinction for over a century. Whether you work directly with clients or use your talent to support our care, your work will be meaningful. Our culture supports dynamic and diverse teams, professional development, collaboration and innovation.Our Mental Health Technicians work on a multi-disciplinary team to provide assistance for severely mentally ill patients in a psychiatric unit. Technicians also help with therapeutic group activities; food services; charting patient observations; and providing a clean, safe and caring environment.MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

    Education:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.Experience:
      • 1 years' experience in mental health; or currently enrolled in, or graduated from, college in a behavioral health-related field. CNA preferred but not required.Certification/Registration/Licensure:
        • None.Skills or Special Abilities:
          • Ability to establish supportive, trusting relationships with persons with severe mental illness and/or serious addiction disorders.
          • Ability to respect client rights.
          • Familiar with MS Office programs.Special consideration will be given to candidates:
            • With prior experience as a mental health tech in a psychiatric facility.
            • Knowledgeable about working with patients with co-occurring disorders.
            • Who have experience working with electronic medical records.Mental health technicians generally work a 40-hour week. Because patients/clients need care 24 hours a day, scheduled work hours may include nights, weekends and holidays. Mental health technicians spend most of their time on their feet and are sometimes confronted with violent patients who must be restrained.Candidate must be 21 years of age or older in direct service positions.Must be able to lift and/or maneuver a minimum of 50 pounds. This position requires frequent repetitive motions to include but not limited to: bending, stooping, twisting, squatting, reaching, pulling, pushing and maintaining balance. Must be able to stand and/or walk for a minimum of 8 hours at a time during each shift. Must be able to pass Therapeutic Options training and CPR.This job is classified as a "safety-sensitive" position as defined by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act. Due to the "safety-sensitive" classification, an employee in this position would be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse you from the testing process or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana per the Family & Children's Services Drug Free Workplace Policy, including possible revocation of a job offer or dismissal from employment.ExperienceRequired
              • Requires a minimum of one year experience in the mental health or health care field, or currently enrolled in, or graduated from, college in a behavioral health related field.EducationRequired
                • High School or betterEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Family & Childrens Services, Inc., Tulsa , Mental Health Tech, CrisisCare Center, Healthcare , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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