|Date Opened||1/4/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$55,928* - $74,614/year (*New State employees start at minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||1/11/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) seeks qualified individual for the position of Safety Education Instructor, POSITION # 23707. LOCATION: Division of Safety Services, Connecticut Valley Hospital Campus, Middletown, CT. This is all full-time, forty (40) hours per week position. The work schedule is an unscheduled work week (instructors occasionally work evenings and midnight shifts to accommodate training of off-shift employees).
Within the DMHAS Division of Safety Services, the Safety Education Instructor conducts safety education training courses, primarily CPR and Collaborative Safety Strategies (CSS), for all new and existing DMHAS employees required by regulatory, accrediting, DMHAS Policy, licensing and law making bodies. Training courses are held on all three shifts at training locations throughout the state. Collaborative Safety Strategies (CSS) Training Program provides direct care staff in all treatment settings including Whiting Forensic Hospital with education and technical skill training necessary to prevent adverse patient/client conduct from escalating to dangerous behavior; and to safely intervene and restore order / safety should dangerous behavior occur. This training provides staff with skills in avoiding and resolving conflict when interacting with patients and is vital in reducing the rate and severity of injury to staff and patients, the rate of restrain and seclusion hospital wide and eliminate occasions that may lead to patient abuse and neglect.
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Applicants selected for interview will be required to bring a copy of their American Red Cross Instructor CPR/AED certification and First Aid certifications and Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
Questions regarding this recruitment should be directed to Edra Knight at Edra.Knight@ct.gov or (860) 262-6946.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.