|Date Opened||5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$42,606* - $57,389/year (*See 'Introduction' below for starting salary information)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/22/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), CT Valley Hospital (CVH) has eight (8) current full-time job opportunities for Mental Health Assistant 1 positions within the General Psychiatry Division. These positions are located at 1000 Silver Street, Middletown, CT 06457. They are 2nd shift positions, 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., 35 hours weekly with a rotation of 72-72-80 - every other weekend and holidays.
Position details as follows:
Position One (78612): Woodward 2 South,
Position Two (115375): Woodward 2 South
Position Three (82704): Battell 4 South
Position Four (24702): Woodward 1 North
Position Five (114430): Battell 2 South
Position Six (91846): Battell 3 North
Position Seven (114429): Battell 3 South
Position Eight (89219): Merritt 4D (Young Adults).
*New hires shall be paid an hourly rate of $22.25. Upon successful completion of the working test period, effective the payroll period following, the Employee shall be compensated at an hourly rate of $23.33.
Applicants interested in any/all of the above positions must apply to this posting. Candidates will be able to identify unit preference later in the recruitment process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application. Please note you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply a copy of their driver's license.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov or (860) 262-7116.
Participates in assigned nursing, clinical and/or rehabilitative interventions to meet client short and long term needs; advocates for services or resources that meet client needs and preferences; assists client in developing effective strategies for managing internal and external stress; routinely solicits personal goals and preferences; identifies and facilitates use of appropriate support networks; participates in education and training activities to further skill development; participates in admission and discharge planning activities; protects civil rights of client; maintains a safe and healthy environment; may manage client behaviors through verbal communication as needed; performs related duties as required.
COMMUNITY OR OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS: Functions as a member of a case management team or program; participates in assessment, crisis intervention and monitoring of clients in community at large (i.e. emergency rooms, jails, homeless shelters, outpatient programs, etc.); assists client in learning and practicing daily living skills, medication monitoring and/or community adaptation skills; provides individual, group and/or family supportive treatment under appropriate supervision.
INPATIENT WARD OR UNIT: Communicates and interacts with clients; participates in development of nursing care and treatment plans; encourages client to participate in therapeutic activities; observes and records client behavior and prepares pertinent reports; participates in on-going education and training programs; may participate in follow up of client in community based services; may supervise self-administration of oral medication.
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.