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Active Treatment Technician

Company: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is actively seeking to fill Mental Health Technician positions at a residential crisis stabilization unit in Gulfport, MS. The Mental Health Technician will work under the general supervision of a registered nurse while assisting consumers according to treatment plans. This position has a significant role in direct consumer care and is a fundamental element in providing a safe and therapeutic environment for consumers. Evening, Night and weekend time shifts available.

Shift times are 7a-3p; 3p-11p; 11p-7a. Full and part-time/PRN positions available.

For 40 years, Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources has served individuals throughout the Pine Belt. Through an extensive continuum of care, we strive to enable adults with serious mental illnesses, children with serious emotional disturbances, and individuals with an addiction or developmental disability to live, work, learn, and participate fully in their communities. Our thirteen county service area includes Forrest, Hancock, Harrison, Jones, Lamar, Covington, Greene, Jeff Davis, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral healthcare preferred
  • Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record required
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with people in crisis situations
  • Demonstrates ability to accept direction and responsibility for the care of consumers under treatment for psychiatric disorders


    Responsibilities:
  • Accepts emergency/crisis calls. Responds to front-line first responder needs via telephone.
  • Triages calls according to intensity, service needs, critical timing, and assignment of staff.
  • Assists residents in all areas of physical care and hygiene of patients.
  • Documents client behaviors observed during shift and charts into Electronic Medical Records.
  • Participates in activities for clients.
  • Prepares, gives, and participates in instructional training.

Keywords: Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources, Gulf Port , Active Treatment Technician, Professions , Gulfport, Mississippi

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