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MENTAL HEALTH AIDE in Marienville, PA at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/13/2021

Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS I

Compensation Base: $12.24 an hour - $ 18.54 an hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

$3000 Sign on Bonus

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities for troubled youth and their families

Do you want to make a difference in this "at risk" population?

Do you have a desire to make a difference?

If so, a mental health aide/behavioral aide/behavioral technician/ might be the position for you.

 

Summary:  

The primary function of the Mental Health Aide is to supervise clients with chronic or acute mental disorders during the sleeping hours in a manner that ensures their safety and security.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts random /unpredictable head counts/bed checks (minimum of once every twelve minutes) to ensure client location.
  • Complete security calls to Night Supervisor.
  • Observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information related to client information.
  • Reports significant client changes in behavior, attitude, or physical condition to higher-level staff members.
  • Observes activities and responds accordingly including emergency situations such as evacuation, CPR, or first aid.
  • Assists with suppressing and controlling problems that occur within the program/facility.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.Ability to work overtime as required. 
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours. 
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling 24 hour period.