Mental Health Coordinator

  • Robbinsdale, MN, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Dungarvin, we are creating something special.  A Minnesota based industry leader for over 45 years, we are looking to add an experienced and committed human service professional to support individuals with disabilities.  If you are looking to make a difference, if you are creative and solution focused, if you are interested in growing in your career, we want you on our team! 

 

Job Description

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY
The mental health coordinator I (MHC I) is responsible to coordinate a variety of services including but not limited to: individual finances, activities, program services, positive behavioral support needs, family involvement, education/vocational programs, health care/nutrition and household management. The mental health coordinator I (MHC I) is also responsible for staff scheduling. The MHC I is responsible to assist the supervisor in maintaining consistency in programming, individual care, and communication with staff and support team members. The MHC I is also responsible to carry out the responsibilities and duties of the behavioral support staff during all direct care shifts.
 

The mental health coordinator I is a specific position assigned only to specific locations. The position and its corresponding wage is not transferable when working at other locations. This position is dependent on specialized funding of specific individuals served. If the person served transfers, is discharged or the funding is eliminated, the position and wage will be eliminated from the designated locations.

Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma or GED Certificate, basic computer skills, and a minimum of two years experience in the delivery of behavioral health services. 

  • Two year’s experience in delivery of significant behavioral health services.  Must be able to demonstrate de-escalation techniques, conflict resolution, positive support methods and person centered approach with person served who may present significant mental health symptoms, physical and verbal aggression, property destruction, chemical dependence, brain injury and cognitive impairments.

  • A minimum of one-year of lead staff experience in residential services or a two-year degree in a related field.

  • Need the ability to understand and implement behavior support plans, treatment plans, functional assessments, individualized support plans, and person centered plans.

  • Must be physically fit and be able to stand, squat, bend, or walk for long periods of time.  Ability to lift 50lbs is necessary.

  • Must have counseling skills. Assess person’s mental health status through interviews and observation. Follow plan of care, de-escalation techniques, positive support role, and crisis intervention techniques.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, including the ability to read, write and speak English clearly.

  • Ability to assess situations and make sound judgments when given guidance and priorities.  Anticipate possible outcomes of actions and react accordingly.

  • Ability to work as a team member to maintain consistency and quality services; ability to exchange support, constructive criticism, and ideas with others. 

  • Ability to effectively work one: one with individuals and within group settings.

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to manage time effectively and accomplish assigned tasks. Ability to self-manage tasks effectively and communicate needs.

  • Ability to maintain a positive professional and therapeutic rapport with individuals who struggle with significant behavioral or mental health concerns.

Additional Information

 

  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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