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Mental Health Assistant – PERS – Howell, MI

Agency Name: Livingston County CMH Authority

Agency Contact: Megan Pickering

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Livingston
  • Salary Range: Starting $34,703 - Ending $45,115 per Year
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Mental Health Assistant – PERS – Howell, MI
• April 12, 2022 to May 12, 2022
• Howell, MI, USA
• Starting $34,703 – Ending $45,115
• Full Time

Under the supervision of the PERS Program Coordinator – monitors the health, safety and security of multiple consumers simultaneously via the electronic Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) monitors. Responds to their needs verbally and in person, or by arranging for appropriate response. PERS runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Full time midnight position. Provides support and intervention for consumers when face-to-face staff is not present in the consumers home. Operates monitors, ensuring each system is working properly. Communicates respectfully, professionally, and effectively with consumers, co-workers, and provider staff. Listens attentively to understand individual needs; redirects and assists using positive decision making skills.

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Valid MI driver’s license and reliable transportation.
• Evening hours required – midnight shift.
• Able to work weekends and holidays.
• Able to work Independently with no supervision.
• Able to discern multiple conversations and noises while external sounds and distractions are present in a room.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Able to learn computer operations and documentation procedures, operation of office equipment, filing, and other tasks as assigned.

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience working with Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and/or Adults with Mental Illness

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