Mental Health Paraprofessional

AMFM Healthcare

Mental Health Paraprofessional

Los Angeles, CA +103 locations
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    AMFM Healthcare is looking for full or part time Mental Health Paraprofessionals to provide superior care for our mental health clients. AMFM is a residential mental health provider serving those who are seeking treatment to learn coping skills for severe mental illness. We pride ourselves on the combination of medication management, 24 hour supervision, individual therapy, family therapy, a min of 6 hours of group therapy a day and case management services. We are looking for an individual who is looking to get started in a career in behavioral healthcare, and are looking for a role to get some initial exposure to the industry. This role is perfect for those in school who are interested in pursuing studies in psychology, counseling, sociology. Those exploring interests aligned with becoming a psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist, social worker or case manager would also find our organization a great fit as you would have exposure to all these professionals on a daily basis and an opportunity to network. What is the Job? The Mental Health Paraprofessional is a direct care staff role in which you provide support to mental health disorder clients in a residential setting. This position is a rewarding one for those who seek to directly make a difference in the lives of those who are struggling with acute mental illness. You will provide compassionate and exceptional care for clients at our residential facilities, which are limited to 6 clients per residence. We have round the clock care, and you will provide basic group supervision and facilitation, monitor the self administration of medications, and support the well being of the clients in all their daily activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned Conduct rounds in a residential home for 6-8 clients. Be willing to work with client in a non-lockdown setting with acute psychiatric diagnoses. Have basic computer skills, and are willing to learn how to use an electronic healthcare system. Communicate and document shift notes. Ensures participant safety. Cleaning duties every shift TEAM FIT Team Player, Compassionate, Reliable and Dedicated are the attributes that we believe in the most at AMFM Healthcare. We want to help our clients and our coworkers. We want to be reliable staff that is available to help provide the best of care. We want to bring dedication to the organization and passion to our clients on a daily basis. QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Although prior experience in a mental health related field is a plus, our training program will provide you the tools to succeed on the job if you are willing to learn and are a reliable individual with strong work ethic. This position is also a great jumping off point to expand into the organization after gaining some experience in order to move towards a clinical, administrative, or other role. AMFM Healthcare strongly believes in promoting from within after noting exceptional service. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS - Staff must meet this criteria in order to gain employment: Able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check with the Federal Department of Justice (LiveScan) and California Department of Social Services Able to meet our car insurance carrier minimum requirements (have a clean driving record, be over the age of 21, and have 4+ continuous years of driving experience on an active and valid license.) Job Type: Full-time (Part time work is also available) Basic Shift Schedules - flexibility is a huge plus 1st Shift: 6:30am-2:30pm 2nd Shift: 2:30pm-11:00pm 3rd Shift: 11:00pm-7:00am Pay: $16-$17/hr (depending on prior work experience) Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Matching 401k, Opportunity for advancement

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