General Dynamics Health Solutions/ ARMA has an opening supporting the DOD Human Performance and Behavioral Health Services.
GD Health Solutions/ARMA have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are interested in supporting warriors with increased combat effectiveness, resiliency to show a measurable reduction in down time and create optimal performance on the targets. Additionally, this position will help to support and build stable families and support systems.
The Mental Health Technician (MHT) shall assist with the management and treatment of outpatient behavioral health activities.
The Psychiatric/Mental Health Technician is primarily responsible, under the supervision of a licensed psychiatrist, social worker, psychiatric nurse or psychologist, for providing a wide range of behavioral health interventions from prevention to treatment to individuals and who assigns work by defining objectives, priorities, and deadlines, and provides guidance on assignments that do not have clear precedents.
Under the supervision of a credentialed provider, the MHT conducts intakes, assists with care and treatment of psychiatric, drug and alcohol patients, and counsel clients/patients with personal, behavioral or psychological problems.
The MHT accomplishes work on a substantially independent basis, performing a full range of standard and nonstandard work assignments and resolving a variety of non-recurring problems encountered on own initiative.
Extensive guidelines are available; however, the MHT must use judgment in locating and selecting the most appropriate guideline for application to the work situation at hand. Unusual matters which may not be specifically covered by policy statements or published regulations shall be referred to supervisor.
The MHT shall observe patients to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to licensed behavioral health staff.
The MHT leads prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures under the guidance of a licensed mental health professional.
As needed, the MHT shall complete initial intake interviews and completed required forms for new patients on behalf of the licensed mental health provider.
Depending on the location and type of assignment, the MHT may be required to perform one or more of the following tasks:
Manipulates data and presents it using off the shelf software applications. Provide information via telephone and in person to the members of the Command, the professional staff, civilian and military personnel in response to inquiries regarding appointments.
All Health Care Providers shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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