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Residential Counselor

Maxim Healthcare Services Castro Valley Full-Time
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The Mental Health/Psychiatric Technician cares for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners.  They monitor a patient's physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff.
  • Provides personal care and behavioral assistance/interventions to assigned clients
  • Assists clients with grooming, eating/meal preparation, and toileting
  • Assists with ambulation and transfer services
  • Monitor vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure
  • Provides behavioral support services
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Encourages independence
  • Maintains patient safety
  • Implements behavioral plans
  • Documents care per policies and procedures
  • Participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oralor injectable medications
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate’s degree in behavioral studies or related field, or equivalent experience preferred (or perfacility requirements)
  • Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but notlimited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.  

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Skills required

Crisis Intervention
Community Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse Counseling
Dual Diagnosis
Substance Dependence
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