Mental Health Technician - Calera

Chilton Shelby is seeking individuals that enjoy spending time with and caring for people! We have full-time and part-time positions working days, evenings and nights in a residential group home setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.?? Learns and utilizes Chilton Shelby Mental Health Center policy and procedures.

? Directly supervises the clinical care of clients.?

  1. Observes Clients taking medications and provides verbal assistance to clients as needed.

  2. Develops and implements clinical programming as designed by recommendation of Home Manager.

  3. Responds to client crisis or emergencies as needed, assuring client safety and welfare through adherence to Emergency and Safety Policies and Procedures.

  4. Maintains policy of Confidentiality with regard to client files and other pertinent information.

  5. Assists Home Manager with tasks related to client admissions and discharges.

  6. Interacts appropriately with family and associates of client.

Responsible for facility maintenance.?

  1. Maintains household supplies.

  2. Maintenance of security and safety measures.

  3. Maintenance of interior and exterior of residential facility.

Menu and meal preparation.

  1. Prepares weekly menus along with clients.

  2. Maintains weekly food supply within specified budget as directed by the Home Manager.

Provides transportation of clients as needed.

  1. Properly operates vehicle in accordance with Center Vehicle Policies and Procedures.

  2. Safely ensures the well-being of clients while transporting to the Center and other appointments as necessary.

  3. Strictly enforces Center regulations such as fastening seatbelts while van is in operation.

Consultation and Education.

  1. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with members of community, representing with members of the community, representing funding sources, Center staff, and other persons critical to the quality operation of the program.

  2. Attends and participates inservice training and staff meetings.

Completes other related duties as assigned by supervisor.???

  1. Executes these duties and responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.

  2. Treats such duties with same importance with relationship to confidentiality and priority as other duties and responsibilities unless otherwise instructed.

Minimum Qualifications:

HS Diploma or GED

Valid Drivers license and acceptable driving record

Ability to lift up to 100 pounds

Prefer experience working in direct patient care

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to communicate with peers, clients and/or vendors.

  2. Performs duties that require the employee to stand and walk for extended periods.

  3. Requires ability to operate a vehicle and make sound judgement while driving

  4. Work requires lifting of up to?100 pounds

  5. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit; balance, walk, talk, hear, push, pull, bend, reach, lift, grasp and use hands and fingers to operate home equipment and computer and telephone equipment

About Chilton Shelby

Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Center is a community mental health center with multiple locations in Shelby and Chilton counties of Alabama. We provide services for individuals dealing with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and/or substance use disorders. We are looking for motivated and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference in the community!

Employee Benefits: Our associates receive an excellent benefit package including 36 paid days off per year, BC/BS of AL Single Health and Dental coverage at cost of 15.00 per month, company paid life insurance and state retirement. EOE/ADA

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