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Mental Health Technician - Nights (7:00p - 7:30a)

Company: The Wave International
Location: Brooksville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION: Wellness Support Technician (WST)SUPERVISED BY: WST LeaderPOSITION/INDIVIDUALS SUPERVISED: N/AFLSA: Non - ExemptPOSITION PURPOSE:Supervise, observe, transport and assist clients during assigned shifts. Complete medication monitoring and relative documentation. Prepare written shift reports detailing activities, client behaviors, incidents, and overall conduct of the client population. Motivate clients to be on time for and participate in group activities and therapy groups.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow all policies and procedures as it relates to interaction with clients, confidentiality, supervision and our code of conduct.
    • Ensure the safety of clients on site by providing appropriate supervision and relevant checks of client location as directed by policy.
      • Transport Clients to and from outings and be responsible for the representation of the wave in the community.
        • Ensure clients are adhering and attending their daily schedule of activity.
          • Document interactions and progress with clients as required by the client's treatment plans and goals.
            • Orient clients to the facility and provide them with a proper orientation upon arrival. Complete necessary paperwork in a timeline suitable to our regulatory agencies and company policy.
              • Conduct searches of the facility, client property and other avenues to ensure that our facility remains drug free and free from any other prohibited items.
                • Verbally de-escalate clients when agitated and provide them with support in order to redirect them back a calm state.
                  • Participate in all staff meetings and attend all training.
                    • Able to react to change productively.
                      • Handle other essential tasks as assigned.Work Environment for the position
                        • The Wave is a 24 hours, 7 days a week operation. The Wave offers round the clock admission services to its clients. The work environment of the position currently requires that the position must be able to work on-call nights, weekend and holiday times. As an at-will employer The Wave cannot guarantee any specific schedule.
                          • Due to the nature of our client base a tolerance for stress is needed and an ability to adjust to potential rapid changes in course of direction. You must be able to work productively in a sometimes high-pressure, unpredictable and stressful work environment, while still maintaining good communication and a positive, can-do attitude and approach to challenges.POSITION REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:1. EDUCATION:College Degree from Accredited institution preferredHigh School diploma/GED required2. EXPERIENCE:1-3 years of experience working in a healthcare setting directly dealing with the safety and well-being of clients is strongly preferredSome college course work experience preferred3. SKILLS AND ABILITIES
                            • Driver's License Required
                              • CPR Certification - Required
                                • Strong Proficiency in Computer usage and technology
                                  • Demonstrated effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
                                    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the organization.
                                      • Ability to respond and adapt to rapidly changing environments.
                                        • Ability to consult with clients and interact appropriately and respectfully with family members.
                                          • Ability to be calm in stressful situations.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: The Wave International, Brandon , Mental Health Technician - Nights (7:00p - 7:30a), Healthcare , Brooksville, Florida

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