28 Aug 2023

Full-Time Principal Mental health worker – Srikakulam

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. – Posted by JobsTeam Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Job Description

Patients in the Behavioral Health Services Inpatient Unit are cared for by the Mental Health Worker, who is an integral member of the nursing staff. The Mental Health Worker participates in the evaluation, physical, and psychological treatment programmers of the units via the use of individual and group techniques. The Behavioral Health Services Crisis Center also relies on the Mental Health Worker for support (CCC). The role demands the capacity to communicate effectively with both people and social organizations.

Job Title : Principal Mental health worker
Location : Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Salary : $ 24.04 per hour.
Company : Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.
Job Type : Full-Time


  • Direct care services also cover the training and assistance with daily living skills that encourage independent performance of ADLs, such as self-care activities like eating and bathing.
  • Supports patients with any of the following tasks to ensure their daily needs, dignity, and human rights are met: eating, bathing, using the toilet, dressing; cleaning and keeping their clothing; maintaining their oral and physical hygiene; and self-preservation.
  • The right candidates will be dedicated to treating every patient with respect and dignity via interactions that validate their needs and preferences as well as by effectively incorporating the patient’s perspective into every area of treatment. Successful applicants will also represent patients’ interests, expedite the settlement of patient issues, and help patients exercise their legal rights.
  • Clients’ daily needs and human rights are met through the provision of programmed direct care services in the areas of preparing meals, bathing, urinating and dressing as well as oral and physical hygiene and self-preservation.
  • Helps patients with eating, dressing, and other activities of daily living while also thinking of ways to use these activities therapeutically. As directed by the Resorts, patients are transferred to various departments for tests or treatments, and a nurse stays with them the entire while to monitor their respiration, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature.
  • Every day, the staff nurse’s primary responsibility is the communication of information about the unit’s patients to their superiors and coworkers via written and spoken means. proficient in the use of nonviolent crisis resolution tactics. Seclusion and restraint supervisors ensure that restraints are utilized appropriately and cycled, and they certify that they have done so according to company policy.
  • The mental health nurse will try to build a relationship with every patient in order to better assist them and to promote safety. They will also put the safety, hope, and healing tenets into practice. This entails providing trauma-informed treatment, applying de-escalation strategies, and using the patients’ Individual Crisis Plans.
  • You must be flexible and open to trying out novel solutions to tried-and-true issues if you want to make the most of your workday. Shows understanding of and flexibility with regard to clinical care, educational components of care, and care for all phases of life and all illnesses.
  • Plans and takes part in leisure activities. arranges leisure activities to suit the psycho-social and intellectual needs of patients while displaying analytical abilities and a grasp of mental diseases.
  • A patient’s unique characteristics, such as age or cultural background, should be taken into consideration while creating a treatment plan. You may utilize your observations to help the person in charge find issues, come up with solutions, and put those answers into action.


  • Knowledge and skill in implementing therapy in accordance with unit or department-specific criteria and guidelines as well as the capacity to adhere to therapeutic boundaries imposed by those standards are required for success in this position
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities, both as a planner and a participant Plans recreational activities to meet the psychological and intellectual requirements of patients while displaying analytical abilities and a familiarity with mental conditions and illnesses.
  • Employees assigned to work units that use the Medication Administration Program (MAP) must complete MAP certification within six months of commencing their employment or three chances for assessment, whichever is sooner. You’ll need to keep your certification up to date as long as you’re a member of the MAP programmed.
  • At least one year’s experience dealing with the mentally ill, emotionally or physically handicapped is required for direct care workers to apply for this position. The substitutions below are acceptable as well.
  • An understanding of the implications of ageing, developmental phases, and cultural norms on patients’ health and well-being.

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