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Cook - Mental Health Worker/Case Manager 

Description

Responsibilities include providing coverage for various shifts and providing direct client care to include:

Cooking: Plans, prepares and serves meals, while providing a well-balanced diet sufficient in quality, quantity and variety to meet nutritional needs of the clients.  Keeps kitchen and related areas clean and well organized in accordance with schedules documented in policy and procedures and the WAC requirements.  Ensures that kitchen equipment is clean and functioning properly and ensures proper storage of food items. Maintains records of menus, recipes, special diets, food orders, number of meal served and other records to assure the smooth operation of the kitchen.

Assisting with Activities of Daily Living: Assists residents with transportation, laundry, room cleaning, and personal hygiene.

Behavioral Cueing: Reminds residents to complete activities of daily living as listed above.

Medication Observation/Symptom & Medication Response Monitoring: Observes medication self administration; documents ongoing assessment of client symptoms and their response to prescribed medications; support and education to encourage clients to take medications as prescribed; promotes illness self-management skills; and monitors medication side effects and communicates with medical staff as needed.

Documentation: Progress notes are completed according to agency's guidelines, policies and procedures regarding format, content and timeliness. Documents daily contact with residents in log provided for staff communication and updates oncoming staff on resident's progress at shift change.

Cleaning: Maintains the cleanliness of the residential facilities. Cleaning duties include sweeping, mopping, dusting, wiping walls, washing windows, wiping countertops, cleaning dining and kitchen areas, and cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms.

Crisis Stabilization: Stabilizes crisis situations by engaging appropriate services to maintain the least restrictive environment possible for residents, while assuring the safety and well being of others residing in the facility. Develops and documents appropriate safety plan.

Resident Activities: Organizes and engages residents in activities, both individual and group, to encourage participation in productive and therapeutic activities.
 

About our Programs
All residential programs are co-ed and operate 24 hours a day
 

Pathways ARTF - Yakima
Pathways is a co-occurring sixteen bed facility that serves residents who have both a mental health and chemical dependency diagnosis.  Professional staff provide treatment groups and individual therapy focusing on stabilization and recovery.

 

 
Position Requirements

Education/Experience: Associate's degree or equivalent and one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Credentials: Eligible for Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration

Other Credentials Required: First Aid/CPR Certification, Food Handler's Permit, Driver's License, Vehicle Liability Insurance

 
Location Yakima  
Employment Classification Full-time 

Available Shift Days 

About the Organization Comprehensive is a private, non-profit corporation that provides mental health services for residents of Kittitas, Klickitat and Yakima counties. Since 1972, highly trained and qualified mental health professionals at Comprehensive have provided innovative behavioral health care, services and community education to individuals, families and organizations. Comprehensive is committed to building strong communities through the efforts of its staff, clients and through collaborative partnerships. Primary service locations are in Ellensburg, Sunnyside, White Salmon, Goldendale and Yakima. Our staff is comprised of more than 400 individuals. Our clinicians have backgrounds in psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing, education and other fields. Our support staff are also well qualified in their fields--accounting, data processing, medical records, transcription, etc. Comprehensive is accredited by the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations, licensed by the State of Washington as a Community Mental Health Center and is approved as a Drug Treatment Facility, Evaluation and Treatment Facility, Child Placing Agency and more. For more information please visit our website at www.cwcmh.org



This agency is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.



Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.



Pre-employment drug screenings required.

 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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