POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
Safe House provides intensive residential treatment services in an apartment-style program providing residents a safe, supportive environment where they can work to successfully transition to the community. As part of this team, the Mental Health Practitioner is responsible for maintaining the safety and welfare of program clients, as well as providing clients with recreational and group activities.
Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related field from an accredited college or university.
Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness.
Is a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training
Master's or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has less than 4,000 hours post-master's experience in the treatment of mental illness.
Experience: (See above) If holding a Bachelor’s degree, must also have 2,000 hours supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness
Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Pass Certified Medication Administration (training provided)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Good written and oral communication skills
Major Job Duties and Tasks:
- Ensures the general health, safety and welfare of al program clients during shift
- Provide crisis intervention, as necessary, to address significant behavioral, medical or psychiatric problems
- Maintain a comprehensive record of client activity and interventions with program clients through daily logs and incident reports
- Monitor medications and assist clients with daily living skills
- Provide recreational opportunities to the clients of the program
Overnight 11 pm to 7:30 am every Friday and Saturday night some Holidays and occassional coverage for other overnight staff in a 9 bed IRTS facility located in Saint Paul. Overnight staff duties include monitoring the building, encouraging healthy sleep patterns, occassional medication administration, crisis management as needed.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.