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Mental Health Practitioner

Company: RADIAS Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Job Description:

RADIAS Health has aPart-time (19 hours/wk) Mental Health Practitioner positionavailable in a residential program partnered with Catholic Charities called Main Street Housing Partnership. The program is embedded within Higher Ground St. Paul (HGSP) campus.

Hours are: Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 5pm-10pm and Monday 10am - 5pm. Hourly pay rate: $22.84

This program provides focused supportive housing services to roughly 40 individuals while also providing engagement and out-reach services to all residents through activity groups. Individuals formally enrolled in our program have recently experienced homelessness, mental and/or substance abuse-related disorders, and medical concerns.

The part-time Mental Health Practitioner's responsibility is to support clients in maintaining their housing, following Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) principles along with utilizing evidenced based practices: housing-first, harm-reduction, motivational interviewing, crisis de-escalation, and other necessary approaches. The Practitioner will be involved in the in-take process, develop individualized goal plans, conduct safety assessments, and coordinate with HGSP property management/operations team and other outside service providers. Other duties include teaching and developing independent living skills, coping skills, healthy boundaries, and assertive communication.

Purpose

To provide professional, quality program services to the persons served by the Main Street Housing - Higher Ground St. Paul team. This program provides supportive housing services collaboratively with Catholic Charities staff. Staff are co-located with CC staff at the Higher Ground St. Paul site. Work with other members of the team to assist persons served in obtaining and maintaining an optimum quality of life consistent with individual needs and preferences. Emphasis is placed on working with persons served in a residential setting. Our primary goals are to maintain a safe and secure milieu, to assess collaboratively with each individual what supports are needed to help maintain housing, to work with each individual to formulate a person-centered goal plan, and to either provide those supports directly to each person or seek out outside providers who can more effectively assist in this manner.

Essential Functions

---Provide direct services

---Teach and develop independent living skills (relaxation, conversation skills, housekeeping, budgeting, etc.) for the persons served.

---Identify individuals prone to having behavior emergencies and assist in developing additional programming appropriate for their needs.

---Create a unique crisis plan for each person served.

---Receive crisis calls from persons served.

---Defuse and de-escalate any potential behavior emergencies and assist in developing additional programming appropriate for the person's needs.

---Assist with discharge planning.

---Responsible for providing staff coverage and general support of the persons served.

---Work effectively and professionally with other treatment team members.

---Work professionally and collaboratively with outside providers.

---Establish positive working relationship with RADIAS Health and with Catholic Charities staff.

---Attend team meetings when requested.

---Assist in the orientation of new admissions to the program care.

---Complete all paperwork, reports, and charting contemporaneously and in an organized manner.

---Is familiar and maintains compliance with applicable Minnesota Statues or rules, including, but not limited to DHS, MS 253B, Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults, Duty to Warn, Minnesota Data Practices Act.

---Maintain a pattern of regular work hours.

---Participate actively in on-going professional growth and development; maintain appropriate professional behavior and participates in appropriate supervision.

---To complete all trainings required for Main Street Housing - Higher Ground St. Paul and other trainings as deemed necessary by management.

---Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education& Experience

Required:

---Bachelor's degree behavioral science or related fields; and

---2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness.

CEU Requirements

---30 Continuing Education (CEU) Credits every 2 years.

Competencies

---Have knowledge of evidence-based clinical practices.

---Experience working in programs utilizing harm reduction and motivational interviewing interventions.

---Knowledge of current principles, practices and techniques of case management.

---Knowledge and understanding of homelessness and poverty and the role these play with mental illness.

---Knowledge of symptoms and course of serious and persistent mental illness as well as medications and other therapies.

---Be knowledgeable about and utilize various substance abuse treatment modalities such as harm reduction and motivational interviewing.

---Have demonstrable working knowledge of Vulnerable Adult laws and other pertinent rules and regulations.

---Maintain compliance with applicable Minnesota Statutes or rules, including but not limited to Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults, Duty to Warn, Minnesota Data Practices Act, HIPAA.

---Utilize crisis assessment tools for suicidal and aggressive behavior.

---Experience triaging crisis situations that might require outside assistance.

---Knowledge of supportive counseling techniques, independent living skills/teaching and crisis intervention techniques.

---Ability to assess and manage crisis situations.

---Develop appropriate therapeutic relationship with clients.

---Must have good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and be part of an interdisciplinary team

---Able to problem solve using analytical skills, creativity, and logical thinking to reach a solution.

---Able to use a computer for word-processing and database management.

---Be able to speak, clearly understand and write the English language.

---Must have a car, a current MN driver's license, valid auto insurance and be able to drive during the day or evening hours that may require you to drive in the dark.

---Be able to accommodate flexible work hours.

Essential Physical Functions:

---Type frequently.

---Drive frequently.

---Sit often.

---Stand occasionally.

---Walk frequently.

---Climb up to 10 flights of stairs.

---Lift 40 pounds or more.

Supervisory Responsibilities

---This position will have no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

This position operates in a professional residential environment. Occasionally exposed to a variety of different work conditions including but not limited to, being outdoors during inclement weather, construction sites, exposure to excessive temperatures hot/cold.

AAP/EEO Statement

RADIAS Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other protected class status.

Keywords: RADIAS Health, St. Paul , Mental Health Practitioner, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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