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Recovery Coach (Mental Health Technician)

Company: THIRA Health
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Mental Health TechnicianTHIRA Health - Bellevue, WAJob Type: Full-time & Part-time at 32-40hr/wk; including weekends, on-siteRequired Education: Associate's or Bachelor's degreeTHIRA Health seeks a Mental Health Technician with excellent communication, interpersonal, and administrative skills. The ideal candidate must be organized, proactive, flexible, a team player, and have experience working in, or expressed interest in pursuing a healthcare work environment with direct mental health patient interaction.Benefits:

  • 100% employer-sponsored comprehensive healthcare benefits package; inclusive of Medical, Dental, Vision, & Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 100% employer-sponsored income protection benefits package; inclusive of life insurance, short-term disability, & long-term disability insurance
  • Generous allotment of Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Beautiful window and art lined office space inclusive of onsite fresh ground coffee, teas, and seasonal fresh fruits plus other snacks
  • A fun and supportive workplace culture and team, plus the opportunity to make a significant impact within both the company and the lives of patients!Job Duties Overview:
    • Support and assist psychotherapists, nurses, and dietary staff in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu environment
    • Observe and report changes in patient's behaviors, physical symptoms, and mental health status to the clinical team
    • Serve as point of contact for new patients entering the program orienting them to program structure, space and rules
    • Co-facilitate community meetings with therapy staff, encourage group engagement
    • Participate in milieu activities, reinforce effective interactions and provide redirection for ineffective interactions
    • Provide supported interventions in the milieu to facilitate patients practicing DBT skills
    • Assist with meal/snack preparation with direction from dietary staff
    • Support Diet Technician & CNA responsibilities as needed (vitals, snack/meal prep, medication passes, bag checks, etc.)Requirements:
      • Associate's or Bachelor's degree
      • Must be able to regularly support programming on one or more weekend days
      • Must possess a valid Driver's License, clean driving record, and the ability to transport patients safely in facility vehicle
      • Ability to demonstrate proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 by 10/18/21 or date of hire if after 10/18/21. Reasonable accommodations will be considered.Who We Are: THIRA Health offers transformative mental health treatment programs for women and girls age 13-65. THIRA Health programs are based on decades of work with women and girls and are designed to offer a truly transformative, sustainable recovery. Each person has a unique journey to recovery. At THIRA, we address behavioral health needs and promote sustainable recovery by leveraging support systems in all areas of the individual's life. It is our goal to help each person reach their full potential through recovery. THIRA offers patients solutions that care for the whole person, including nutritional meals, yoga, art therapy, movement therapy, and more.Our Leadership: Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mehri Moore, brings with her over 35 years of experience working with women & girls which she applies in her care and guidance over each patient's experience. THIRA's Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Kathryn Korslund, transitioned to THIRA after spending her career as research scientist at UW's Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics (BRTC) and working alongside Dr. Marsha Linehan on further developing and evaluating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Our Chief Finance & Operations Officer, David Krekel-Zoppi, came to THIRA after nearly a decade at Virginia Mason Medical Center and more recently having managed business and operations with Dr. Mehri Moore at The Moore Center. THIRA's Medical Director, Dr. Tuesday Burns, brings a diverse array of clinical and academic experiences with specialty in issues related to women's health, hormones, PMDD, menopause, and gender transitions. Our Clinical Director, Sarah Skoterro, provides expertise in DBT, addictions, integrated care systems & family processes to serve our patients and support our clinical team. Together, they form our robust team of passionate and skilled leaders to uphold our company mission.Please be sure to add to your contact list to ensure delivery of all correspondence from us.THIRA Health is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to ensuring that every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination

Keywords: THIRA Health, Bellevue , Recovery Coach (Mental Health Technician), Healthcare , Bellevue, Washington

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