Independence Center (IC) is an internationally recognized, community-based behavioral health organization for adults in St Louis living with a mental illness. Our mission is to provide all the services and resources a person living with a serious and persistent mental illness needs, to manage their symptoms, find belonging and purpose, and gain the independence to live a healthy, quality life. Since 1981, IC has offered a comprehensive system of programs and services including housing, case management, psychiatric care, employment and vocational support, wellness and social opportunities. Our programs create a restorative environment that includes the support of others who are in recovery and access to targeted resources that equip them to initiate and sustain the healthy behaviors necessary to live and work independently in the community. If, like us, you believe that every person has the right to a meaningful, caring and challenging community, then we have a career for you at Independence Center.
Start your career here with the BJC Behavioral Health team as a Residential Technician for our Central West End apartment program.
Assist clients with Independent Living Skills, Household Management, Medication Management, Symptom Management, and Social Skills. Light food prep required with no cooking. You will work alone in a two story residential care facility with no elevator.
Part-time - 8 hours per week Every other weekend; Saturday and Sunday 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m every other weekend
Med Level 1 certification is a plus. Great opportunity for a social work or psychology student.
BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran�ois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.
Responsible for assisting with direct resident care under the supervision of a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP).
Performs assigned patient care activities and assists nursing team.
Observes residents for psychiatric stability, assists residents in meeting their established goals, and coordinates with community support staff and residential services team.
Helps residents maintain and improve their housing skills by assisting in meal preparation, laundry, and cleaning.
Documents care provided as outlined by clinical supervisors.
High School Diploma or GED
Licenses & Certifications
Certified Nurse Assistant
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.