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Residential Advisor/Mental Health Tech - Per Diem

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Residential Advisor/Mental Health Tech - Per Diem

Job Code:  210530
Facility: Foundations Behavioral Health
Location: DOYLESTOWN, PA US Northeast
Region: Northeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: Some College Coursework Completed 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 0.01
Position Summary:
The Residential Advisor/Mental Health Technician is responsible for all aspects of client supervision, safety and program operations. Implements all FBH policies and procedures pertaining to the safety and security of clients/patients, FBH property, and the community. Provides a safe environment while promoting self-sufficiency, advocacy, and support and while leading recreational and educational activities. Minimum of four shifts per month availability. Two shifts must be on weekdays and two shifts on weekends. Responsible for working on both Inpatient and Residential units depending on census and staffing needs.
Must be 21 years of age Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent plus 12 college credits and one (2) years related experience, or Bachelor's degree in human services field plus (1) year experience. Requires good written and verbal communication skills. Requires the ability to organize and to facilitate recreation, arts and other group activities for up to twelve clients at a time. Prolonged periods of standing, walking and sitting, are required. Must be able to move quickly in response to a psychiatric or medical emergency. May be exposed to patients who demonstrate aggressive behavior. Must be able to maintain constant interactions with patients experiencing psychiatric disorders.

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