On Call Mental Health Delegate - Sunday Evening/Night
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SAM Inc. is seeking individuals in Centre County to serve as Mental Health Delegates! We are now offering a position that covers the hours of 5:00pm Sunday to 8:30 am Monday with the option to pick up an additional 14 hours throughout the week if desired. 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. This position also offers 5 days of paid time off each 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 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

Working Conditions:

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
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