Psychiatric Technician III/Case Counselor - York Child/Adolescent Day Hospital - Full-time, Days

York, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 51922

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General Summary:

Under the direction of the program director and in concert with other treatment team members, this staff manages the milieu, conducts individual, family, and group therapeutic interventions, performs primary case contact and management with family members and community agencies, and performs documentation related to caring for children and adolescents with mental health issues.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Meets on a 1:1 basis with youth as needed

2 Orients clients to the specific program

3 Monitors and assesses daily functioning, progress, and behavior changes

4 Completes assessments and interagency meetings as needed.

5 Communicates client progress during weekly treatment team meetings

6 Plans appropriate aftercare

7 Completes progress notes, treatment plans, discharge instructions, and discharge summaries

8 Maintains safe and therapeutic environment for clients and staff as needed and according to established standards

9 Completes required medication training

10 Transports clients safely

11 Observes and responds to adverse drug reactions according to established procedures

 

 
Required Skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in a mental health related field required.
  • A minimum of two years on the job experience working with children and/or adolescents usually necessary to acquire and effectively use knowledge of patient behaviors, knowledge of patient care procedures, and apply these while working with child and adolescent patient populations
  • Possesses a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license necessary to transport patients.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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