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Overview

Tehama County Health Service Agency

Behavioral Health Center

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $16.73 – $19.37 Hourly | $1,338.40 – $1,549.60 Biweekly

Bilingual Incentive
Bilingual Incentive pay is +7.5% above the Psychiatric Aide II Salary.

Tehama County Health Services Agency is committed to a healthy community. We provide integrated services to Tehama County residents through education, prevention, assessment, intervention, treatment, and follow up. Our staff are valued for their contributions to client care, whether they work in direct services or are in key support roles. We collaborate, communicate, and support each other so we can focus on what’s most important, the overall health of our clients.

Every position is a key position at Health Services. We value input, good communication, and collaboration within our organization as well as with our agency partners. If you would enjoy working with people who are committed to the health of our residents, then our agency would like to hear from you.

About the Division: The Tehama County Health Services Agency Behavioral Health Center is committed to promoting and enhancing mental health by increasing community awareness, encouraging early screening and intervention and reducing stigma associated with mental illness.

Definition:
The Psychiatric Aide position with the Tehama County Health Services Agency is vital to the success of our Community Crisis Response Unit as well as our Behavioral Health Center. Essential duties within the agency are performed on varying shift schedules including nights, weekends, and/or holidays. This position is an excellent way to begin the journey for a career in behavioral health.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists assigned nursing personnel by performing non-professional nursing care of mentally and emotionally disturbed clients.
  • Receives, evaluates and documents crisis telephone calls.
  • Makes referrals to County and private services as appropriate.
  • Receives and orients clients to crisis unit.

Bilingual Candidates: Translates, interprets and otherwise communicates with members of the Spanish speaking community.

SKILLS IN:

  • Following, in exact detail, oral and written instructions of a technical nature
  • Understanding and interpreting state laws governing the involuntary treatment of patients
  • Maintaining accurate and complete records with confidentiality

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.   A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: 

  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a health or social services field, preferably with individuals with mental health disorders.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
 
LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a valid California driver’s license.
  • Must possess, or be willing to obtain, a national provider identifier (NPI).

Bilingual Candidates:

  • Must pass a Merit Systems Services written and/or oral bilingual proficiency test (or other appropriate test selected by the County) to qualify

Recruitment Information

To Apply online, visit www.governmentjobs.com and search for the job title.

The department currently has multiple vacancies.
In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Psychiatric Aide II or Psychiatric Aide II – Bilingual, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Testing Dates:
June 7, 2024 – June 10, 2024. Testing will be provided via email.
Tentative Interview Date:
Friday, June 14, 2024 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Bilingual Incentive
Bilingual Incentive pay is +7.5% above the Psychiatric Aide II Salary.
New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning step of the salary range. Candidates who exceed entry level qualifications may be considered, with approval from the Board of Supervisors, for placement at other than A step.
In compliance with current regulations in the state of California, this position does not require employees to obtain aCOVID-19 vaccination, although it is highly recommended.
Please upload ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For questions about this recruitment , please contact:
Osmara Herrera
Tehama County Health Services Agency
530-528-3284 x3817 | Osmara.Herrera@tchsa.net
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test and physical examination provided by the County.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT / VETERANS’ PREFERENCEPOLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Tehama County Department of Health Service Agency

Tehama County Health Services Agency is committed to a healthy community. We provide integrated services to Tehama County residents through education, prevention, assessment, intervention, treatment, and follow up. Our staff are valued for their contributions to client care, whether they work in direct services or are in key support roles. We collaborate, communicate, and support each other so we can focus on what's most important, the overall health of our clients.

Every position is a key position at Health Services. We value input, good communication, and collaboration within our organization as well as with our agency partners. If you would enjoy working with people who are committed to the health of our residents, then our agency would like to hear from you.