Mental Health Counselor PRN- Day Treatment - Bolivia, NC

Are you interested in gaining experience in mental health? Looking for a part-time opportunity with a leading non-profit focused on serving children and families?  Alexander Youth Network is looking for both Qualified Mental Health professionals (QMHP) and Associate Mental Health professionals (AMHP) to work in our Day Treatment  program at Bolivia Elementary on a PRN (as needed) basis. PRN hours may fluctuate. This position works directly in the classroom with elementary-aged children.

Must be able to attend two week orientation in Charlotte, NC (lodging provided). Pay rate is $13.00/hour.

To learn more about our services and to apply online, please visit www.alexanderyouthnetwork.org.

SUMMARY

Assist the QP in a variety of direct care activities for clients in the day treatment environment; in accordance with the NMT model ensures consistent and appropriate activities, therapeutic activities, clinical interventions, and staffing and treatment planning.  Ensures a clean and safe environment for clients; offers appropriate intervention services to build upon strengths and address identified functional problems of the complex condition of each child/adolescent and family; provides agency vehicle transportation of clients as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs)

Completes documentation timely and accurately

100% of documentation is submitted by end of shift and is error-free

Completes all mandated training

100% of required training will be completed within specified time frame

Provides quality services in accordance with NMT model and agency policies

Must score an average of 80% or better on Model of Care skill assessment

Maintains neat work area

Classroom inspections will receive a score of 98% or better

Adheres to TCI protocols for restrictive interventions (RIs)

Performs RIs according to TCI protocols as indicated in monthly supervision; will not have any corrective actions related to RIs

Attendance:  Has minimal occurrences of unscheduled absences or lateness

No more than 5 unscheduled events per year

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be capable of operating a motor vehicle. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Must meet requirements for a Para/Associate Professional.  Experience in child mental health and/or day treatment preferred.  Familiarity in MS Office applications preferred.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES  

Age specific competency for children and adolescents, competency in the Administration of Medications, Working with Mental Health Population through utilization of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Love & Logic, Life Saving / Safety to include First Aid and CPR, Blood Borne Pathogens and Infection Control.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

 Valid Driver's license.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.