MHT III- On-call- Whatcom Triage
Company: Compass Health
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Mental Health Technician III On-Call
Compass Health is looking for a Mental Health Technician III for
our Triage Center in Whatcom County!
The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) in Bellingham can
accommodate individuals who are recovering from a mental health
crisis. We provide crisis stabilization, walk-in emergency and next
day appointments. The mental health facility is co-located with a
detox facility that is operated by Pioneer Services, to which
individuals needing non-medical sobering support can be
Compass Health provides two Crisis Triage facilities - one located
at the Bailey Center in Everett and one in Bellingham, WA. Both
Triage programs utilize a recovery model to assist those in
behavioral health crisis to access services and supports and resume
typical levels of functioning. Multi-disciplinary teams of Peer
Counselors, Mental Health Technicians, Clinicians, Nurses, and
Psychiatric providers work together to address their needs.
What you will be performing
As part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, the MHT III
provides a combination of social, physical, and psychological
services to strengthen and enhance the capability of
psychiatrically impaired persons and enable these persons to
function with greater independence.
Provides supervision of clients during the day, evening, or night
Provides independent living skills training to include social and
self-care skills training.
Participates in treatment team meetings to access, plan, implement,
and evaluate client treatment.
Develops and monitors individual treatment plans.
Assesses, monitors, and documents client progress.
Engages in active listening with individuals in the Triage
Participates in regularly scheduled supervision and team
Remains compliant with required trainings and certifications.
Behaves in an ethical and professional manner consistent with
agency policy, state law, and licensing entities if applicable.
What you will be carrying along
BA/BS/BSW Degree in a Behavioral Science related field OR AA Degree
and 2 years related work experience OR any combination of education
and experience totaling at least 4 years and demonstrates
sufficient knowledge and skills.
Individuals who do not already hold a license or associate license
through the Washington State Department of Health must submit
Agency Affiliated Counselor application upon hire and be approved
by the DOH.
Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or
ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
Valid Washington State Driver's License required including vehicle
and appropriate insurance, if applicable.
What you will be sharing
Assists in monitoring vital signs and safety checks.
Engages clients in group activities.
Performs chart audits.
Conducts follow-up phone calls to check on client progress after
Cleans client rooms after discharge and assists in maintaining the
cleanliness of the unit.
Monitors meal times.
Answers the phones and takes criteria from community partners.
Assists with the intake process of clients on admit.
What we will be offering
As the region's largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare
organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities
for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn't stop with our
clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the
opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth,
and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and
(benefits pro-rated for part time employees)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time
16 days of paid vacation the first year
12 sick days with great wellness day
13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose
Professional funds and paid education leave
Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first
Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd
anniversary with Compass!
And much, much more!!
Compass Health is the region's largest private, non-profit
organization providing mental health and chemical dependency
services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom
counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative
services to children, families and adults in a variety of
outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been
serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though
our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients as we take
pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a
culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We
maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance,
which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs.
Please visit our website for more information:
Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment
opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race,
creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status,
sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or
disability unless based on a bona fide occupational
Job Title: Mental Health Technician III
Program: 400-21350- Triage, Whatcom
Wage: $18.15-$31.87/hr DOE%48707612%
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