Mental Health Worker - Residential Crisis Services

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POST DATE 3/28/2020
END DATE 5/26/2020

Way Station, Inc Columbia, MD

Columbia, MD
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


*This is a direct service position offered by Way Station, Inc

, requiring general knowledge of mental health and specific knowledge and skill in crisis resolution and rehabilitation with persons with psychiatric disabilities

The job involves the assumption of primary responsibility for the smooth operation of the intensive support program and for implementing treatment plans for clients in crisis

This is a non-exempt (hourly) position

Position Requirements: Education and Experience*Possession of a high school diploma

Bachelor's Degree preferred

*Two years positively referenced, preferably relevant, work volunteer or student/intern experience

*Valid driver's license and vehicle required

Position Requirements: Knowledge, Abilities and Skills*Ability to implement a plan of care in both structured and unstructured settings

*Ability to make therapeutic decisions affecting members in an autonomous manner

*Ability to communicate orally and in writing

*Ability to balance the needs and wishes of an individual client with the needs of others

*Ability to establish and maintain empowering, trust relationships with WSI clients which reflect appropriate boundaries

*Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team

*Knowledge of psychotropic medications and the ability to effectively communicate this knowledge

*Ability to accurately identify the need for consultation

*Ability to assess clients and their environments for health, safety, security and organization in crisis situations

*Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation concepts

*Knowledge of the principles of crisis intervention

*Willingness and ability to examine one's own behavior, feelings and attitudes to facilitate a productive relationship with consumers, providers, administrators and citizens throughout the County

*Interest in working with persons with serious mental illness and understanding of the need to prevent crisis as much as possible

Hours:Sunday-Wednesday 12:30 p


to 10:30 p

mFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below

Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website