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LOCATION: Harrisburg, PA, United States

Mental Health Technician

We are seeking a Mental Health Technician for a full-time position in a residential facility in the Harrisburg, PA, area. This role is responsible for developing, implementing, and documenting individual programs for mental health consumers. All candidates must have up-to-date clearances and an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services field.

Qualifications:
  • Must have an Associate’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services field.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screening, Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse Clearance, CPR/First Aide, FBI Clearance.
  • Must have recent TB/Physical.
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for developing, implementing and documenting individual programs for mental health consumers.
  • Responsible for completing mental status exams and be knowledgeable of the DSM4.
  • Responsible to provide supportive counseling.
  • To act as an advocate and represent clients needs and rights with outside social service agencies, families, etc.
  • Responsible to assist and support mental health consumers in all activities of daily living.
  • Responsible for the design and facilitation of therapeutic groups.
  • Responsible for planning and implementing community integration plans for consumers.
  • Responsible for administering medications as prescribed by physician.
  • Responsible for following all doctor’s orders regarding wound care, speech, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy or any other prescribed directive.
  • Responsible for adherence to standards, procedures and schedules established by the Program supervisor and or Director of Adult Residential Mental Health Services.
  • Legal, ethical, and professional practices in compliance with federal and state mandates, as well as local policies concerning performance.

CATEGORY: Behavioral Health | JOB TYPE: Full-Time |

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