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Mental Health Counselor - (Weekend/Day/Evening/PT)

Company: RADIAS Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

$500 Sign-on Bonus! Pat Rate: $20.36 for full-time weekends, $18.18 for all other shifts Location: Fully onsite
Are you interested in helping people with mental illness experience success? Would you like to support people in reaching goals and achieving optimal mental, physical, and emotional health? RADIAS Health has full-time positions (32-40 hours per week) in the Residential Support Services Program. You'll be working in a home-like setting, supporting adults who have experienced significant barriers in living due to symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders. Daily support-related responsibilities include spending time interacting with persons served to socialize and build rapport, assisting individuals in meeting daily needs and ensuring ongoing connections with other community supports. You will be a key part of a person's care team, helping to implement treatment. We have 14 locations within Anoka, Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties. Hours:

  • Full-time: Evenings (Mon - Fri, Sun - Wed, Wed - Sat, or Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am)
  • Full-time: Weekends (Sat & Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm)
  • Full-time: Days (Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
  • Part-time: -Saturday and Sunday 4pm-12am OR Wednesday and Thursday 4pm-12am OR Wednesday, OR Thursday, -and Friday 4pm-12am Duties
    • Provide courteous and respectful care to all clients.
    • Spend the majority of each shift interacting with clients, developing relationships and building rapport with clients, and conducting tasks that are directly related to client care
    • Monitor clients regularly as stipulated in each client's care plans.
    • Responsible for knowledge and implementation of service and behavior plans.
    • Remain current on client's plans and case notes completed by other staff.
    • Encourage and monitor treatment plan compliance.
    • Utilizes crisis assessment tools for suicidal and aggressive behavior.
    • Identify individuals prone to having behavior emergencies and recommends additional programming appropriate for their needs.
    • Receive crisis calls from clients.
    • Help defuse and de-escalate any potential behavior emergencies.
    • Assist residents with their room cleaning, personal hygiene and laundry.
    • Assist clients in independent living skills; hygiene checks, housekeeping, budgeting, etc.
    • Administer medications according to RSS policy and procedures under the supervision of the facility's nurse.
    • Inform other staff and Lead Clinical Mental Health Counselor when quantity of client's medications running low.
    • Order client medication, as needed.
    • Update medication sheets when medication changes occur.
    • Develop weekly menus and shopping list and does grocery shopping for the facility, encouraging participation by clients.
    • Plan and coordinates recreational/social activities.
    • Schedule client appointments, as needed.
    • Plan holiday activities and special events.
    • Provide input in staff meetings and treatment planning.
    • Prepare meals, serve and clean up according to Health Department standards.
    • Assist in training new staff.
    • Answer staff telephone.
    • Read and respond to company e-mails during every shift.
    • Responsible for providing staff coverage and ensuring the security of the facility and general supervision of residents.
    • Responsible for securing coverage of any missed shifts, planned or unplanned.
    • Participate in routine cleaning duties.
    • Perform light house maintenance or request maintenance assistance as needed.
    • Participate in team meetings.
    • Must be able to transport clients in the community.
    • Produce and distribute incident reports within (8) hours of the relevant event, as needed.
    • Complete all paperwork, reports, and charting contemporaneously and in an organized manner.
    • Participate actively in on-going professional growth and development; maintain appropriate professional behavior and participate in appropriate supervision.
    • Maintain a pattern of regular work hours.
    • Other duties as assigned. 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. Requirements
        • High School Diploma
        • Must have car, auto insurance, and valid driver's license Preferred
          • 2,000 hours of experience working with individuals with Mental Illness
            • 2,000 hours working in Corporate Adult Foster Care. Benefits
              • Access to culturally specific and evidence based trainings
              • Routine supervision from a Mental Health Professional, with access to licensure supervision opportunities
              • Medical (complementary access to NICE healthcare, a free primary care), dental, vision, life insurance
              • 403b retirement plan with an employer percentage match
              • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
              • Tuition reimbursement and Loan Repayment
              • Reimbursement for professional licensure fees
              • Bereavement and paid parental leave
              • Wellness program to support employee overall health and well-being
              • Up to 4 weeks PTO first year of employment
              • 12 holidays
              • Some positions are eligible for an Office Benefit Package that covers cell phone, parking expenses, and remote/hybrid model
              • Use of electronic devices for eligible positions
              • Casual dress code
              • Mileage reimbursement
              • And more! RADIAS Health is proud to be a LGBTQIA+, anti-racist, all-inclusive, and 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 Counselor - (Weekend/Day/Evening/PT), Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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