Mental Health Worker
Facility: Valleywise Behavioral Health Center - Mesa
Department: BH Unit 3 - Mesa
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 36 Hours Per Week
Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients in the psychiatry department. The patient population carries a primary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older.
Requires a high school diploma or GED. Prefer a minimum of at least six weeks of experience working in a behavioral health setting. Must be able to complete Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training upon hire. Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.