The Mental Health Worker provides one on one therapeutic interventions with patients in an inpatient hospital setting. Assists with gathering and documenting necessary data, performs therapeutic tasks and implements the established therapeutic plan of care, under the supervision of the Physician and clinical team. Provides direct physical care as needed, including assistance with activities of daily living.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field or equivalent experience required actively pursuing preferred Participation in training related to psychopathology and therapeutic interventions is required Current BLS healthcare provider. Non-violent Crisis Intervention training required within 6 months of date of hire.
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