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Mental Health Technician - Overnight

Company: Perimeter Healthcare
Location: Springdale
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Perimeter Behavioral of the Ozarks in Springdale, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a Mental Health Technician/Youth Care Worker! Shift differential is offered for evening and overnight shifts in addition to the base hourly rate.This is a great entry-level position in psychology/behavioral health! If you are seeking a career opportunity or desire to change a child's life, apply today!Perimeter Behavioral of the Ozarks, Springdale, Arkansas was established to provide residential treatment services to girls ages 6-17. We are a therapeutic residential facility focusing on the needs of girls who have endured traumatic life events involving abuse or other aggressive assaults/incidents.Our Mental Health Technician responsibilities include some of the following:Care for our patients daily by assessing behavior, escorting them, and interacting with them continuously throughout the shift.Conduct direct observation rounds during assigned shift and document patients behavior. Model and teach appropriate life skills to the patients. Orient the patients to the unit and assist them with daily living skills. Provide a safe, clean and therapeutic environment.- Provide physical restraint or intervention if appropriate. Training will be provided.Qualifications for the Mental Health Technician should include the following:Education: High School Degree or equivalent is required. It is preferred to have educational or work experience in psychology, human service, nursing, or social work environments.Experience: At least one (1) year of related experience in a assisted living, residential, or hospital setting. Psychiatric experience preferred or (1) year experience as a Corpsman in the Military.Schedule: If working full time, must be able to work a rotation of 4 days on/2 days off.Physical: Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, lift, push and pull to perform restraints.Minimum Age - Must be at least 21 years of age.Our benefits include the following: Service excellence and fulfilling work environment. 401(k) plan and company match Health Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Life Insurance Paid Time Off Supplemental Insurance Plans Available_ If you are interested in joining our team, please apply on our website at https://www.perimeterhealthcare.com/careers. _Perimeter Healthcare is one of the leading mental and behavioral health care providers in the country. We deliver hope to our patients through the delivery of comprehensive and dedicated treatment programs. Our focus and commitment on service excellence is available across several states and different care settings. Our team ensures you receive the required care that you or your loved one needs. We offer several settings for our patients including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers as well as outpatient counseling and therapies.EEOWe are committed to providing an environment of diversity and inclusion where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and fellow employees. Perimeter Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer regarding all recruitment, training, and selection process within the company regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.#INDSDbLvBERDUoBby Jobble

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