Mental Health Worker
Company: SCL Health
Posted on: April 19, 2019
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
residential Mental Health Worker.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they
hold. Families feel it in your thoughts and prayers. Colleagues
feel it in your support.
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know
how to have fun.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
Mount Saint Vincent Home Mount Saint Vincent is the Rocky Mountain
regions premier provider of mental health treatment, foster care
services, K-8 education, and trauma-informed training all focused
on children and their families. We also operate a community early
learning center that consistently earns a Colorado Shines four-star
rating. Our innovative programs help children reach their full
potential within their homes, schools and communities.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
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 tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As a Mental Health Worker you need to know how to:
Communicate professionally and in a culturally sensitive manner
with caseworkers, families, visiting friends, volunteers, and
others outside the agency.
Supervise contact between children and families.
Supervise and be involved in childrens daily hygiene routines,
chores, meals, play and bathroom monitoring when appropriate.
Monitor and document treatment / program progress in a timely,
accurate and legible manner using agency forms such as but not
limited to, physical holds, locked door time-outs and incidents in
accordance with agency and state policies and procedures.
Document the following daily progress notes, monthly medication
consultation sheets, quarterly milieu reports, as well as shift and
meal tracking, and daily debriefing logs.
Be responsible for tracking necessary trainings to maintain
Supervise, teach, monitor and be directly involved in providing
hands on instruction and guidance including daily, weekly, and
other house hold chores.
Monitor clients administration of prescribed medication.
Assist clients to understand and follow milieu program rules.
Implement crisis prevention / intervention techniques (i.e.TCI
training, time-outs, locked door time-outs) as well as procedures
(i.e. runaway, injury, emergency.)
Report unusual occurrences with clients per agency and state policy
Transport children using agency vehicles.
Implement treatment according to defined treatment plans as
assigned by the treatment team and provides a supportive structured
environment for residents in order to promote growth and ensure
Report promptly for scheduled shifts.
Tackle new therapeutic approaches / plans with body language and
communication that communicates openness and willingness to try.
Use non-verbal cues that consistently communicate
Ability to differentiate personal and professional boundaries that
are conducive to the creation and maintenance of a positive work
Flexible with work schedule to accommodate the needs of the milieu
and to ensure safety for all.
Maintain emotional stability and be able to function effectively
with children who may have psychological, developmental and
behavioral disorders. The staff must be able to demonstrate
appropriate daily behavior, appropriate expression of emotions, and
appropriate role modeling.
Knowledgeable in the Neurosequential model of therapeutics,
including the use of somatosensory and regulating activities that
meet the needs of the children in a developmentally appropriate
manner. Therapeutic touch may include hand massages, back rubs, and
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
Bachelors Degree, required
Current Drivers License and must obtain Colorado Driver's License
within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to
be updated annually, required
At least one (1) year of relevant experience with residential /
milieu programming or serving children with psychological
YOUR NEXT MOVE.
Now that you know more about being Mental Health Worker on our team
we hope youll join us. At SCL Health / Mount Saint Vincent Home
youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you
were called to it in the first place.
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis
of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or
access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or
activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and
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