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Mental Health Technician - $500 sign-on BONUS

Aurora Services Eau Claire, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

$500 sign-on BONUS and/or finder's fee! Call for details 715-835-9202!

Looking for a change? Aurora Community Services is the opportunity that you are looking for! Aurora has been a leader in providing community based living services for adults with disabilities for over30 years. No experience required, paid training, and we'll work with you to find you the perfect schedule.

We are seeking compassionate, caring individuals who like to have fun while maintaining a professional balance. Our philosophy encourages people to be as independent as possible while supporting independence and encouraging community integration. Aurora provides residential and vocational services to individuals with brain injuries, physical disabilities, cognitive disabilities and/or mental illness.

Aurora Residential Alternatives Regional Crisis Stabilization Program assists individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis, providing comprehensive services in a community-based setting. Aurora's skilled mental health technicians support individuals with a wide range of emotional and mental health issues

Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing assistance and training to consumer(s) in order to meet identified needs in a safe environment, assuring delivery of consistent and quality services to consumers, guardians and the contracting agency.

Consumer Advocacy

  • Assist/teach skills that create independence and involvement in all aspects of life
  • Utilize consumer strengths to build new skills, achieve goals, and enhance quality of independent living
  • Suggest changes to improve consumer lifestyle

Medication/Health/MAPC

  • Follow ISP/Crisis Plan/Safety Plan
  • Ensure day-to-day compliance with Adult Family Homes (AFH) and emergency mental health/crisis service regulations and standards
  • Accompany consumers to scheduled medical appointments and communicate order changes in medication, treatment orders, and therapies
  • Provide medication administration assistance as dictated by consumer program plan
  • Complete/follow consumer daily menu, following prescribed special diets
  • Report changes in consumer's medical condition or eating habits immediately to supervisor
  • Provide basic first aid such as controlling bleeding, caring for shock, burns, muscle, bone, and joint injuries, follow poison control procedures, and contact EMS (911) as necessary
  • Implement procedures for infection control in compliance with Infection Control Policy and Exposure Control Plan
  • Ensure safe work practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Documentation/Communication

  • Use strict confidentiality practices at all times
  • Participate in intake/admission/discharge of consumers
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of medical documentation, consumer's progress, change in condition, and activities during each shift
  • Create and oversee the day-to-day implementation of the consumer service plan and program components
  • Maintain current consumer files, policy manuals, and additional supportive documentation
  • Serve as the primary contact/coordinator for all inter-agency programming e.g. medical, counseling, vocational, etc
  • Maintain regular contact with team members, consumers, guardians, case manager, and supervisors to ensure the quality and continuity of consumer care
  • Participate in intake/admission/discharge of consumers
  • Complete consumer/operational records reviews
  • Conduct thorough onsite training with new team members that demonstrates accurate procedures
  • Attend all agency sponsored trainings and staff/weekly supervision meetings
  • Follow through on noted concerns/requests
  • Maintain consumer /site receipts and ledgers, and complete shift audits
  • Assist individuals with spending needs and comply with operational budgets/purchasing guidelines
  • Provide guidance, assistance, or training to others where appropriate
  • Interact with others in a positive, cooperative, and effective manner
  • Maintain professionalism when responding to crisis situations and challenging behaviors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Mental health and/or AODA experience
  • 18 years of age
  • Acceptable Background Character Verification
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record for consumer transport
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to twist, turn, squat, bend, reach, pull, push from high/low position, raise arms above shoulder, walk, sit (chair and floor), climb stairs, and use hands and fingers
  • Communicate basic English
  • Basic reading, writing, and internet navigation skills

Aurora is an Equal Opportunity Employer, functioning under Affirmative Action Guidelines



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Eau Claire, WI
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