Pathways is seeking CONTRACTORS for the ARMHS Mental Health Practitioner (MHPrac) position.
The ARMHS MHPrac will work with a provided caseload in clients' homes and communities. The MHPrac will facilitate skill-building related to the improvement of client functioning that has been impaired by symptoms of diagnosed mental illness.
Assessment of client functioning
Activities related to skill-building. This may include using your vehicle to facilitate activity.
Collaboration with other service-providers and client family members
Documentation of all client-related activity, meeting State of Minnesota requirements
Opportunities to facilitate psycho-education groups may be available
... all performed in a mindful, creative manner.
Maintain a caseload of 13 - 16 clients (approximately 35 - 40 hours per week, depending on individual client needs), plus required monthly meetings. Additional clients for caseload are available, if desired.
SCHEDULE and COMPENSATION:
The schedule required for the ARMHS MHPrac position is flexible. It will be determined between the MHPrac and his/her clients, with the exception of four to six hours of required monthly supervision and professional meetings.
Compensation for MHPracs begins at $16
- $19 per hour plus incentives (up to $2.50 per
hour), depending on experience and education level.
Clinical Supervision is available
for MHPracs pursuing licensure.
trainingsthat offer free CEUs upon completion are available for Pathways' Team Members.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Master's or other graduate degree in one of he behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university
Enrolled as a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and formally assigned to Pathways by an accredited college or university
Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science/related field,from an accredited college or university and meets either a or b:
a. has at least 2000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to adults with mental illness
b. is fluent in the non-English language of the cultural group to which at least 50% of the practitioner's clients belong. If hired, this candidate will complete 40 hours of training in the delivery of services to recipients with mental illness and receive linical supervision from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirements of 2000 hours of supervised experience are met.
ATTITUDES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS:
Demonstrated respect for all people
Attitude of flexibility
Awareness of cultural considerations in mental health service provision
Knowledge about ARMHS
Knowledge of mental illness diagnoses and related syptoms
Knowledge of and experience with treatment planning and documentation
Demonstrated knowledge of professional boundaries, ethics, and HIPAA
Ability to be organized and timely with documentation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to navigate electronic health records systems
Ability to work independently
Interest in serving a multi-cultural population
Multi-lingual is a plus!
Activated professional liability insurance
Reliable, insured car and good driving record
Laptop computer and mobile internet
Minimum two-year sobriety
No record of felony or gross misdemeanor
If you are interested in pursuing the CONTRACT ARMHS MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and supporting documents in the section below.