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Mental Health Technician (3rd Shift) in Warsaw, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position’s primary focus is to assist adult consumers through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills in an effort to build self-sufficiency. Mental Health Technicians may be responsible for transporting clients for appointments and other activities that enhance community access.

Technicians may also provide a limited amount of case management services. A caseload will consist of adult population with serious mentally ill diagnoses.

 

This position is full time/3rd shift. Hours are 9pm-7am. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Inform clinical staff of observations of client’s functioning, behavior, comments.
  • Develop knowledge of treatment planning model and philosophy.
  • Use approved client de-escalation techniques.
  • Maintain certifications in TCI, CPR, First Aid.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in nutritional issues, menu planning, food preparation and food safety.
  • Knowledge of clients’ rights and complaint process.

Job Requirements

Requirements:  60 college credits, Associates Degree, or HS diploma with 5 years of mental health/behavioral health experience.                           

Elementary knowledge of First Aid, CPR certification, psychiatric nursing practices, problem-oriented charting.