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Mental Health Aide Listing ID: 10251

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Listing Began: Sep 11-12:25 pm
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Abraxas 1.


Seller's Comments and Description:

This position is for Abraxas 1, located in Marienville, PA. Summary:  

The primary function of the Mental Health Aide is to supervise clients with chronic or acute mental disorders during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts random /unpredictable head counts/bed checks (minimum of once every twelve minutes) to ensure client location.

  • Conducts outside building security checks.

  • Complete security calls to Night Supervisor.

  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.

  • Ensures compliance with policies and procedure for the program/facility i.e. curfew, lights out, fire/safety, cleanliness, control, and supply inventory.

  • Provides for physical safety and security of clients while under staff member supervision..

  • Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.

  • Assists with the mentoring and training of new level staff members.

  • Reports significant client changes in behavior, attitude, or physical condition to higher-level staff members.

  • Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.

  • Assists with suppressing and controlling problems that occur within the program/facility.

  • Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance with current departmental practices and meet guidelines as outlined by outside referral and licensing agencies.

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, local licensing, and reporting requirements.

  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • None

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