CARE Hawaii is a Behavioral Health Care Organization seeking a compassionate and dependable MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN to support the Residential and Group Home program in Kealakekua, HI (Big Island).
Responsibilities: Residential Services contracts with the State of Hawaii for adult mental health services.The Mental Health Technician is a member of a multidisciplinary team, responsible to carry out rehabilitation and support functions such as psychosocial rehabilitation programming, treatment planning, education, support, consultation with families, and providing crisis intervention under the direction of the clinical staff. Additional duties include, but not limited to: collaboration with case managers and external treatment teams, processing utilizations, admission and discharge paperwork and preparing reports.
Experience: Must have a minimum of a high school diploma OR equivalency.
Required Skills: Mature, reliable and responsible. Must be comfortable working with adults with a history of severe mental illness and their families. Must be culturally sensitive and aware. Must know the basics of ethics, HIPPA standards, and problem solving. Must display sound judgment, a good work ethic, and personal integrity. A working knowledge of diverse populations including but not limited to treatment of behavior disorders, mood disorder, anxiety disorders and Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective disorder.
Desired Skills: Self Starter, personable, friendly, helpful, reliable and effective communication skills necessary.