Providence Health & Services Mental Health Rehabilitation Aide in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Mental Health Rehabilitation Aide to Providence Health & Services at the Kodiak Mental Health Center in Kodiak, Alaska.

We are seeking a Mental Health Rehabilitation Aide to provide skills training, interventions, and support to Severely Emotionally Disturbed or Chronically Mentally Ill adults and/or children. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Aide provides a safe and supportive environment for clients, and works closely with the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician to implement the intervention plans established for individual clients. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Aide works closely with the Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician to provide clients with the training of critical skills identified as necessary for the individual to function in his/her living, working, learning, and social environments.

In this position you will:

  • Develop a mutual and reciprocal relationship with individual clients based upon respect for the uniqueness of each individual.

  • Provide a structured environment and maintains therapeutic rapport.

  • Work closely with the CSP Case Managers and Rehabilitation Technician to implement specific interventions as outlined in the rehabilitation plan. These interventions include, but are not limited to: teaching the client basic living skills of personal hygiene, menu planning, grocery shopping, laundering, cleaning, dressing appropriately, medication compliance, and pre-vocational and job coaching skills.

  • Coordinate and participate in recreational outings, structured social activities, and creative activities. Provide milieu management of the CSP day room and recreation area.

  • Actively participates in team approach to client care. Establishes positive working relationships and role models healthy communication skills.

  • Provide a reliable communication link to the CSP Team regarding clients, making ongoing observations of client behavior, monitoring client progress towards established goals, and assisting with crisis management. Actively participates in case review with the CSP Team to assure continuity of care.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

  • Current Alaska driver’s license with clean driving record and proof of current vehicle insurance

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • AA degree and/or relevant certification in a social services field

About the department you will serve

Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center offers a wide array of behavioral health services offered through different programs within the agency such as Outpatient Clinic, Community Support Program, Family Focused Program, Mental Health Clinicians in the School Program, Safe Harbor and Alcohol Safety Action Program.

For more information about Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 197746