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Mental Health Support Worker

Company: University of New Mexico
Location: Placitas
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Mental Health Support Worker We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Mental Health Support Worker to join our team at UNMPC MDC Discharge Planning. As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will coordinate and provide resources and services to individuals and families in crisis situations who are experiencing mental illness and substance abuse. Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the development of daily living skills, socialization, and community functioning
  • Assist patients in accessing community resources and financial assistance programs
  • Collaborate with medical providers and community resource providers to achieve treatment goals
  • Educate patients and families on mental illness and related conditions
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client files and statistics on client services Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
    • One year of directly related experience
    • Certification in CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers within 30 days of hire
    • Fluency in English and Spanish is desirable *Related education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis. Physical Requirements:
      • Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently
      • May require walking or standing to a significant degree or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls
      • Working conditions may include physical risks, dirt, dust, fumes, and noise About the company: We are a dedicated team of mental health professionals committed to providing quality care to our patients. Join us and be a part of an organization that values compassion, excellence, and integrity.

Keywords: University of New Mexico, Rio Rancho , Mental Health Support Worker, Healthcare , Placitas, New Mexico

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