Mental Health Specialist III
Arizona State Hospital -
* Provides a safe and therapeutic environment.
* Implements plans and programs.
* Helps patients understand and reach program goals and objectives.
* Encourages and motivates patients to participate in group or individual activities.
* Provides accurate charting and record keeping.
* Discusses the concerns expressed by patients; listens, offers suggestions.
* Restrains aggressive and/ or violent patients.
* Assists in medical and psychiatric medication emergencies.
* Obtains vital signs and specimens .
* Assesses patient's conditions.
* Attend patient staff meetings, participates in discussions and problem solving process.
* Performs regular census checks.
* Performs searches for contraband.
* Transports/escorts patients to activities and/ or appointments within institution and/or outside in the community.
* Cleans and stocks unit.
Direct Support professional/lead
Chandler-Gilbert ARC -
Provided a safe environment by communicating procedures with individual, advocates and visitors as 'lead' supervisor.
*Observed individual's behavior and reported observations, included use of physical management procedures.
*Communicated and interacted with individual and group basis.
*Assisted individuals with all daily hygiene and daily activities.
*Administered non-prescription and prescription medication as prescribed.
*Maintained records, charted progress.
*Took part in developing and implementing individual suppor plans (ISP) or person-centered plans (PCP) for assigned individuals and ensured directives are followed pursuant to state standards.
*Provided support in crisis or emergency situations.
*Developed and maintained working relationships with all team members, including support coordinators, family members, guardians and advocats.
Behavioral Health Technician
Marc Center -
*Provided a safe and peaceful environment by caring for and directing all daily activities for individuals.
*Administered medications as prescribed.
*Maintained and charted progress notes.
*Assisted in the development of treatment behavioral management plans.
*Participated in individual or group counseling.
*Provided support in crisis or emergency situations
Personal/Home care aide
Adena Care Home -
*Provided care for severely mentally ill clients
*Performed housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and dishes,running errands.
*Planned and prepared meals, including special diets.
*Instructed and advised clients on issues such as household cleanliness,hygiene, nutrition and money management.
*Was instrumental in establishing a rapport with clients and getting them to participate in activities and groups.
*Provided clients with communication assistance, typing their correspondence and obtaining information for them.
*Cared for individuals and families during periods of illness, family disruption and convalescence, providing companionship, personal care and help in adjusting to new lifestyles.
*Trained new employees in kitchen, housekeeping and graveyard duties.
*Prepared and maintained records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to supervisor and case managers.
*Performed health-care related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and administering medication.
*Transported clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices and on outings, using a motor vehicle.
*Successfully handled numerous assaults or violent outburst as per mab training.
*Participated in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the client, to evaluate the client's needs and planned for continuing services.
*Administered bedside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
Reyn Franca School -
*Worked in a classroom environment that specialized and worked with emotionally and mentally disturbed students as well as students with learning disabilities.
*Utilized teaching skills to assist teaching staff.
*Discussed assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
*Prepared, administered and graded examinations.
*Assisted students, individually and in groups, with lesson assignments to present and reinforce learning concepts.
*Conferred with parents on progress of students.
*Successfully handled violent outbursts and controlled take downs as per cpi training.
*Structured and maintained a safe learning environment for students and staff.
*Wrote and maintained daily reports on students behavior and progress.
*Participated in case reviews, consulting with the team caring for the student, to evaluate his or her needs and plans for continuing services at IEP meetings.
Circuit City Distribution Center -
*Pulled all orders for shipping.
*Affixed proper labels and security devices on specified product.
*Electronically keep track of product and inventory
*Use proper handling techniques.
*Manually loaded product into trucks.
*Drove stand up and sit down forklift,pallet jack and cherry picker as needed
Stanislaus Behavioral Health Center -
*Provided security for psychiatric hospital and emergency room.
*Respond to all codes.
*Restrained violent patients as per mab and cpi training.
*Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
*Escorted and drove motor vehicle to transport individuals to specified locations and to provide personal protection.
*Warned persons of rule infractions and violations, and apprehended and evicted violators from premises.
*Circulated among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
*Called police and fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire and presence of unauthorized persons.
*Wrote reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment and property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, and unusual occurrences.
*Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintained security of premises.
*Answered alarms and investigated disturbances.
*Patrolled premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensured security of doors, windows, and gates.