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Mental Health Worker (MHW)

Company:
Executive Search Solutions
Location:
Artesia, California, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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Description:

Mental Health Worker (MHW) – Artesia, CA

We have a new employment opportunity for a Mental Health Worker (MHW) with a well-respected Long-Term Care / Skilled Nursing Facility located in Artesia, California. We are looking for a Mental Health Worker (MHW) with knowledge of the fundamentals of nursing care, crisis intervention techniques, predictors of patient behavior, and mental hygiene principles involved in the assessment, care, counseling, treatment, and rehabilitation of emotionally disturbed and mentally ill patients.

This position requires knowledge of current first aid methods, medical and psychiatric terminology, and pharmacology, including typical reactions and responses to psychotropic drugs and common medications as well as their possible side effects. The chosen Mental Health Worker (MHW) will have Psych / Dementia / Behavioral experience in a Nursing Home / SNF environment. Must have experience with residents with mental health conditions

Mental Health Worker (MHW) / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) requirements:

• Mental Health Worker (MHW) certification requiredor equivalent experience required (minimum one year working within a psychiatric/behavioral healthcare setting)

• CNA certification required

Mental Health Worker (MHW) responsibilities include:

• Efficiently helping residents resolve behavioral or emotional issues associated with their mental health and providing the tools necessary to help them work through future challenges.

• Utilizing de-escalation strategies to assist patients with self-regulation

• Identifying areas for improvement, formulating an action plan, and following through to ensure progress.

• Providing a positive and therapeutic environment.

Benefits and Perks:

• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available for full time employees

• Generous PTO for full time

• Competitive hourly wages

Please click apply now, email resume to Tony Perry at TPerry@essusa.net, or fax resume to 877-685-8779 to be considered for this Mental Health Worker (MHW) in Artesia, CA. We look forward to hearing from you!