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You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your workas a residential Mental Health Worker.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the handthey hold. Families feel it in your thoughts and prayers. Colleagues feel it inyour support.
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. Whento laugh loudly.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stayorganized. You know how to have fun.
You re great at what you do, but you want to be part ofsomething even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can bestrong, the right team is invincible.
is theRocky Mountain region s premier provider of mental health treatment, fostercare services, K-8 education, and trauma-informed training all focused onchildren and their families. We also operate a community early learning centerthat consistently earns a Colorado Shines four-star rating. Our innovativeprograms help children reach their full potential within their homes, schoolsand communities.
areone of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generouspackage includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than awell-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To thatend, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation,classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness toolsand retirement planning.
Together we ll align mission and careers, values andworkplace. We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones).We ll hello and high five. We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the valueof spirituality in healing.
We re proud of what we know, which includes how muchthere is to learn.
As a Mental Health Worker you need to know how to:
Communicate professionally and in a culturallysensitive manner with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, andothers outside the agency.
Supervise contact between children and families.
Supervise and be involved in children s dailyhygiene routines, chores, meals, play and bathroom monitoring when appropriate.
Monitor and document treatment / programprogress in a timely, accurate and legible manner using agency forms such asbut not limited to, physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents inaccordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
Document the following daily progress notes,monthly medication consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well asshift and meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
Be responsible for tracking necessary trainingsto maintain certifications.
Supervise, teach, monitor and be directlyinvolved in providing hands on instruction and guidance including daily,weekly, and other house hold chores.
Monitor client s administration of prescribedmedication.
Assist clients to understand and follow milieuprogram rules.
Implement crisis prevention / interventiontechniques (i.e.TCI training, time-outs, locked door time-outs) as well asprocedures (i.e. runaway, injury, emergency.)
Report unusual occurrences with clients peragency and state policy and procedure.
Transport children using agency vehicles.
Implement treatment according to definedtreatment plans as assigned by the treatment team and provides a supportivestructured environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensuresafety.
Report promptly for scheduled shifts.
Tackle new therapeutic approaches / plans withbody language and communication that communicates openness and willingness totry. Use non-verbal cues that consistently communicate professionalism.
Ability to differentiate personal andprofessional boundaries that are conducive to the creation and maintenance of apositive work environment.
Flexible with work schedule to accommodate theneeds of the milieu and to ensure safety for all.
Maintain emotional stability and be able tofunction effectively with children who may have psychological, developmentaland behavioral disorders. The staff must be able to demonstrate appropriatedaily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, and appropriate rolemodeling.
Knowledgeable in the Neurosequential model oftherapeutics, including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities thatmeet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate manner.Therapeutic touch may include hand massages,back rubs, and hugs.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expectexcellence, which is why we require:
High school diploma or equivalent.
To be considered for a Mental Health Workerposition you must be at least 21 years of age
Current Driver s License and must obtainColorado Driver's License within 30 days of moving to Colorado
Motor vehicle record and proof of automobileinsurance coverage to be updated annually, required
Bachelor s degree (B.A. / B.S.) from four yearCollege or university
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Firstaid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator(AED). Qualified Medication Administration
At least one (1) year of relevant experiencewith residential / milieu programming or serving children with psychologicaldisabilities
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Mental Health Worker on our team we hope you ll join us. At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every dayhow much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
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