Responsibilities Minimum Hourly Rate: $16.25 Maximum Hourly Rate: $18.00 Responsibilities Mental Health Specialist About the Position: Must be 21years of age. Assists in the direct care and management of children, adolescents, and adults, as determined by the Treatment Plan, Program Structure, and presenting issues/behaviors of the patients/residents/students. Provides continual supervision, safety, crisis management, and therapeutic interventions. Assists with implementing the program structure and the safe delivery of care to promote wellness of the individual patient/resident/student. Various schedules available some of which provide competitive shift differentials. About Cedar Springs Hospital: Our mission is to deliver the highest quality services to individuals and their families who are dealing with the ramifications of mental illness or substance abuse. Our formula for successful treatment includes innovative services using a level of care that is appropriate to each illness, individually tailored programs and highly qualified mental health professionals. Cedar Springs is dedicated to providing quality, multidisciplinary behavioral health care services to children, adolescents, adults and their families. As a full-time employee of Cedar Springs we offer the following benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance Short Term/Long Term Disability Retirement Services Paid Time Off Education/Tuition Assistance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Cedar Springs Hospital is in compliance with the Healthy Family and Workplaces Act (HFWA) and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Qualifications Requirements/Education: Requires organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality.Requires creativity, high energy and problem solving skills. Good verbal and written skills. Ability to rotate shifts and programs, as necessary. Ability to work as one part of a team approach for the care of the patients/residents/students. Demonstrates ability to problem solve, resolve crisis situations, and maintain a calm composure under stressful situations. Experience/Education: Mental Health Specialists must be at least 21 years of age. Requires either an Associate's degree (equivalent of 60 college credits) OR a High School diploma / equivalent with one year's experience in the human services field. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen required for employment at Cedar Springs Hospital. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.