Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta

Mental Health Tech (DEGREE) FT

  • Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta
  • Augusta, GA 30909
  • 14 days ago

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Job Description

Responsibilities

Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta is a multi-discipline behavioral healthcare center that offers mental health services to the communities of surrounding Augusta, Georgia.

The Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta is an acute and residential treatment facility providing balanced, top-notch clinical care to children, adolescents and young adults.

We provide a carefully-structured and supportive environment, and our education program is accredited through the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

We are recruiting full time Mental Health Technicians with a degree and will accept Certified Nursing Assistants.

Much more available online at: https://lighthousecarecenters.com/

Key Responsibilities include:

Monitor unit patients and complete rounds as assigned

Participate in treatment planning

Assist in the admission process

Orient new patients to the unit and their program

Plan and prepare for group therapy sessions

Maintain patient, program, department and related documentation

Benefits for a MHT include:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Qualifications

Must be at least 21 years of age Associates or Bachelors level education in a human service related field required.

Certified Nursing Assistants encouraged to apply.

Valid driver's license with no suspensions or tickets for major traffic violations for at least three years.

Experience working with children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorders preferred.

CPR/First Aid certification required or ability to obtain within first week of hire.

In addition, must be willing to become certified in therapeutic restraint technique program.

Additional pay offered for lifeguard certification.

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