SAM Inc. is seeking individuals in Centre County to serve as
Mental Health Delegates! We are now offering a position that covers two evening
shifts per week that begin at 5:00 pm and end at 8:30 am. The position will pay a
guarantee rate of $18.00 an hour. The staff member is not required to work in
the office/hospital/crisis center unless a call would be received requesting
the assistance of a Delegate. The staff member will receive the $18.00 p/hour
regardless if there is time engaged working in one of the mentioned settings.
That is $27,144 annually!!! This position also offers 5 days of paid time off
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Mental Health Delegate is responsible for taking incoming phone calls/requests for the Mental Health Delegate, determine if requests for involuntary 302 commitments meets outlined criteria, complete required documentation, meet face-to-face with a petitioner in order to obtain a petitioners statement, and deliver the documentation to the required facility; such as Mt. Nittany Hospital or local Police Station.
The Mental Health Delegate will also be responsible for determining an individual (friend, family member, etc) to secure personal property while the individual receives inpatient treatment.
The Mental Health Delegate will also be responsible to determining an alternative facility to provide inpatient treatment if the examining facility is unable to provide inpatient treatment.
Full Job Description will be provided upon application or request.
Required Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge:
Valid Pennsylvania drivers license and acceptable motor vehicle record check
Computer skills to include word processing
Medical and physical screening clearance
Automobile and valid auto insurance/registration
Act 33 and Act 34 clearances
FBI Fingerprint clearance
Immigration and Naturalization (I-9) clearance
In home, hospital, law enforcement agency or individual community setting
Travel throughout designated county area as required to execute Emergency Delegate Services
Safety Hazards of the Job:
Minimal hazards, primarily in a community or hospital setting with security, police or hospital staff on site. There may, however, be a rare occasion during which it is necessary to have physical interaction with an aggressive consumer or be providing services in a community residential setting.
SAM, Inc. Huntingdon/Mifflin/Juniata Counties is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled