Posted in Other 1 day ago.
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking Mental Health Worker to join our team at our program in Bethlehem, PA.
Earn $17.00 / hour with the selection of the Enhanced Pay option.
The Mental Health Worker will administer medication and therapeutic treatments, monitor for potential side effects and report. They provide care in a manner that considers the patient rights, safety, comfort and the overall therapeutic environment and will also observe, document and report resident behavior. The Mental Health worker will monitor and document weights, blood pressure, pulse and respiration per MD orders and monthly for all residents. They communicate with co-workers and supervisors in a timely manner that affect patient care or well-being. The Mental Health Worker will fill in resident charts, assist in orientation and training of new staff members, understand and implement Merakey policies and procedures, and complete assessment forms on each client on admission, quarterly and as needed. Someone in this role will order refills of medications, act as lead staff when the Administrator or Asst. Administrator is not available. They will supervise all Direct Care staff and complete all other duties as assigned by the Administrator.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers
Requisition number: 77112
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
Ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• Must be 21 years old.
• Must have a verifiable High School diploma/G.E.D.
• Mental Health experience is preferred.
• Valid driver's license is required.
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