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Mental Health Worker FT ONLY

Vista del Mar Hospital Ventura, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Overnight Hours


Vista Del Mar is an inpatient psychiatric hospital serving Ventura and the surrounding areas. Our Mental Health Workers provide direct care to our clients in the form of greeting and orienting new clients, crisis de-escalation and intervention, and assisting clients with completing treatment related activities and daily life skills tasks. Mental Health Workers are an essential part of our multi-disciplinary team that help to ensure the safety and dignity of our hospitals environment.

Full time and part time positions available.

Work Expectations

A Mental Health Worker needs to be a good communicator, with both clients and staff. This includes having a high school level reading and writing skills, legible handwriting, ability to maintain information as highly confidential, telephone etiquette and customer service skills. Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred.

Ideal candidates demonstrate leadership skills as well as a good teamwork mentality, and role model positive qualities when dealing with challenging situations. Time management and multi-tasking are important, as well being able to creative solve problems in a fast-paced work environment.

Vista Del Mar uses a trauma-informed care approach to mental health, meaning we view our services as helping to uplift and assist some of the most vulnerable members of our community. We ask all staff to demonstrate respect and empathy towards our clients, as well as professionalism and a therapeutic boundaries, even under stress. Basic or general knowledge of human growth and development, behavior management modalities, and general knowledge of mental illness preferred.


Behavioral Health, Psych Tech, Counselor, Respite Worker, Direct Care, Support Staff, Nursing Assistant, Mental Health Associate, Inpatient Hospital Care, Mental Illness, Inpatient Mental Health Facility



  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
  • Ability to work in person, on site.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Certifications Needed

CPR and CPI (non-violent crisis intervention).

*Certifications will be provided during orientation.


At Vista del Mar Hospital, you will find yourself in a position with great growth potential. We make it a priority to provide advancement opportunities and ongoing education for our entire team, in both clinical and non-clinical roles. This helps us ensure ongoing patient safety and quality care across our facility.

Each of our professionals is compassionate and committed to the goal of excellence in the mental health care industry. Because we bring on the most reputable and experienced healthcare professionals to fill our open behavioral health jobs, our goal is to keep them long-term. This is better for patients and our own staff, as it allows everyone to feel more comfortable in their environment.

Although a mental health career with Vista del Mar can be extremely rewarding in its own right, we understand the importance of employee benefits. Vista del Mar offers the following:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • PTO Plan with Holiday Premium Pay
  • Discounted Cafeteria Meal Plan
  • Life Insurance (Supplemental Life, Term and Universal plans are also available.)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (with additional buy-in opportunities)

Vista del Mar Hospital


Ventura, CA