Mental Health Worker - Full Time Nights - STAR - INTEGRIS Mental Health -Spencer OK
Company: INTEGRIS Health
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Mental Health Worker
Job Code: 2321
The Mental Health Worker participates as a member of the treatment
team under the direction of the RN or Program Manager.
Responsibilities include actively supporting the philosophy and
structure of the milieu through management and supervision of the
patients in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate.
This position requires population specific competencies. Adheres to
National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of
patient contact this position requires.
INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
The Mental Health Worker responsibilities include, but are not
limited to, the following:
* Acts as a primary caregiver to assigned patients, including
assisting patients with daily living skills as needed
* Spends individual time with each assigned patient on a daily
basis helping patients attain treatment goals
* Documents patient information for assigned patients
* Utilizes accepted intervention, under the direction of the RN,
Administrator, or Director Clinical Services, in dealing with
problematic patient behaviors
(i.e., therapeutic holds).
* Makes patient rounds as prescribed by unit policy and/or patient
* Assists in patient admission/discharge and transportation as
* Rides/Drives van when assigned, and monitors patient behavior to
ensure physical and emotional safety.
The Mental Health Worker reports to the Manager with general
supervision from the RN on shift.
Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of
Standing/Walking: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds
of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors):
Mental Health staff must be able to assist with physical restraint
of patients, utilizing the identified Behavior Management Technique
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or
respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical
Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee
Health for additional information.
Moderate exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for
exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body
fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals, such as alcohol, betadine,
cudex, STAT 3, Clorox, Medi-Sol, hexacloraphene, cidex, etc. and
needle sticks. Potential for bodily injury related to lifting and
incidents of workplace violence. Must follow universal safety
precautions. Exposed to constant interruptions, noise, disagreeable
odors, and assorted chemicals. May float to other units. May need
to withstand outside temperatures for extended periods. Contact
with children and adolescents who may exhibit physical, behavioral
outbursts related to a mental health condition.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership
in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal
law, including protected veteran or disability status.
* Minimum of 2 years progress towards a degree in a related field
required or 1 year of previous experience in a mental health
treatment setting or completion of mental health worker
certification program (Vocational-Technical)
* Bachelors degree preferred
* Completion of skills assessment
* Must be 21 years of age or older
* Must be able to communicate effectively in English
INTEGRIS Mental Health:
* This job prefers, if needed, the incumbents to operate a
INTEGRIS-owned vehicle OR personal vehicle (non INTEGRIS-owned) and
have a current Oklahoma State Drivers License as well as a driving
record which is acceptable to our insurance carrier.
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