SAM Inc. is seeking individuals in Centre County to serve as
Mental Health Delegates! We are now offering 24 hours per week on-call
positions which will pay a guarantee rate of $18.00 an hour. This
position will cover the daytime hours between 8:30am-5:00pm. The position
offers a very flexible schedule. This position is eligible for five paid personal days per fiscal year.
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 driver’s 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
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