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Therapeutic Program Worker

This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio 
The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.
**Work Hours:  2nd Shift 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | 3rd Shift 10:45 p.m. - 6:45 a.m. 
**Summit Behavioral Healthcare (SBH) offers Therapeutic Program Workers (TPW) a $0.60 shift differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shift full time, permanent employees. 
**Per the AFSME/OCSEA bargaining unit contract, effective the pay period that includes July 1, 2022 & July 1, 2023, the pay schedule shall increase by 3%
Under general supervision, a Therapeutic Program Worker (TPW) provides direct care services and assists patients to function independently in self-help and daily living skills.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Coaches patients to function independently in self-help & daily living skills (e.g., personal hygiene, feeding, grooming, etiquette, social skills)
  • Institutes appropriate crisis intervention 
  • Completes charting, documentation, records & reports
  • Performs variety of miscellaneous duties (e.g., light housekeeping in patient areas & living quarters; identifies & reports safety concerns; attends & completes required trainings & educational programs; shops for/with patients for clothing &/or personal belongings; provides clerical support).
What’s in it for you:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Medical Coverage
  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan. 
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are FREE after one year of continuous service.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave 
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
Deferred Compensation
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