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Position:  Mental Health Worker
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Job Id:  127
# of Openings:   1

Mental Health Worker


Location - Inpatient Programs

Shift - Various hours/ must be able to work weekends

Status- Per Diem

Pay- $12.60 - $ 13.11 per hr



Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center offers services under contract with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. As many as 28 adolescent beds and 27 adult beds are available. The hospital is accredited and licensed to provide an intensive therapy program for adults and adolescents in need of acute psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, stabilization and treatment. The staff can further provide assistance with placement referrals, when indicated for hospitalized patients. 

The clinical staff constitutes a multi-disciplinary treatment team. Structured individualized programs are available to meet the needs of each patient requiring mental health or dual diagnosis services. 


Summary
The Mental Health Worker performs direct and indirect psychiatric care to promote the comfort, safety and well being of assigned patients as authorized by established hospital policy and procedure.


Job Requirements

  • At least six (6) months unit secretary/ward clerk training and/or experience in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • High School Graduate




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