Mental Health Practitioner *** $18/hr+ *** 4pm-12am/ Friday-Monday AND/ OR On-Call Opportunities! Pick Your Own Shift!! in Saint Paul, MN at Behavioral Staffing

Date Posted: 7/14/2017

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Job Description

Mental Health Practitioner

  • Are you a compassionate, person-oriented professional?
  • Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity?

Behavioral Staffing is hiring Mental Health Practitioners for weekend night shifts (4pm-12am, Friday-Monday) and On-Call hours in the Maplewood area! Mental Health Practitioner will assist adults in a rehabilitative setting to reach treatment goals and achieve greater independence. This rewarding position offers competitive benefits, train and the flexibility to choose your own shifts while expanding your experience in the field of behavioral health services. Mental Health Practitioner will earn $18/hour+.

Mental Health Practitioner responsibilities include:

  • monitor client progress and discuss with the clinical team; communicate recommendations for changes in services
  • communicate with community resources to ensure clients' needs and goals are met in an appropriate manner
  • meet with clients and assist them with goal setting, treatment management and supportive services
  • assist with emergency intervention through use of redirection and de-escalation techniques
  • efficiently maintain documentation, reporting and charting in a timely manner
  • transport clients throughout the community and assist with outings

Job Requirements

Mental Health Practitioner requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related field plus 2,000 hours of experience working with mental illness and/ or chemical dependency OR a Master's Degree in a related field OR 6,000 hours of experience working in an IRTS/ Crisis program
  • knowledge and experience with community mental health practices, techniques and resources
  • comfort in working with all backgrounds and using de-escalation techniques
  • valid driver's license and reliable vehicle is preferred
  • comfortable working with online documentation
  • ability to lift, bend and stand for long periods

Mental Health Practitioner
Email Minnesota@behavioralstaffing.com your Word formatted resume and daytime phone number for immediate consideration. Your personal information and resume will remain completely confidential. No Phone Calls Please. Qualified Mental Health Practitioner candidates will be contacted. We never charge a fee to applicants. Referrals are Always Welcome!