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Mental Health Worker (per diem)

Company: Liberty Healthcare Corporation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Individuals who have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Social Work are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity as a Mental Health Worker with Liberty Healthcare Corporation.

Liberty Healthcare operates a 10-bed inpatient psychiatric stabilization unit within the Maguire Correctional Facility - a county jail located in Redwood City, CA. This unit exclusively serves adult inmates who are struggling with acute mental illness.

As a Mental Health Workers with Liberty Healthcare, you will fulfill a vital role and be responsible for:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive therapeutic relationships with psychiatric patients
  • Leading therapeutic recreation activities with individuals and groups
  • Monitoring patient activity and behavior
  • Promoting a positive therapeutic milieu
  • Safely addressing, deescalating and managing aggressive patient behaviors through appropriate interventions and techniques
  • Actively participating in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings
  • Collaborating with Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, Registered Nurses and ancillary mental health workers
  • Documenting services and patient's progress in medical records

Liberty Healthcare employs full-time and per diem Mental Health Workers on the day, evening and overnight shifts. Mental Health Workers are paid a competitive hourly rate. Full-time Mental Health Workers are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurance as well as paid time off and a 401k plan.

Click here for a comprehensive overview of Liberty Healthcare's benefits plan

Mental Health workers receive training and valuable resume-building mental health experience. As a Mental Health Worker with Liberty Healthcare, you'll have an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals who are struggling with mental illness.

Mental Health workers receive training and valuable resume-building mental health experience. As a Mental Health Worker with Liberty Healthcare, you'll have an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of individuals who are struggling with mental illness.

Optimally-qualified candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related human services field
  • Experience serving people who have mental illness
  • Experience working in a jail, prison, psychiatric hospital, mental health setting or human services program

Liberty Healthcare provides a wide array of health and human services to people throughout the United States. We serve people in their homes and communities as well as in hospitals and specialized treatment settings. We help people who have physical and mental illnesses get better. Liberty Healthcare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

We're Liberty . . . and we give you the Freedom to Succeed!

Click the "Apply" button below and submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Corporation, Redwood City , Mental Health Worker (per diem), Other , Redwood City, California

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