Career Opportunities

Mental Health Community Centers is hiring! Open positions at the Sarasota location include:

Mental Health Community Centers, Inc. is seeking a skilled, full-time, Administrative Assistant to serve both organizations’ administrative and program staff in a non-clinical mental health setting. This is a great position for those looking to further their experience in Mental Health Wellness.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage telephone system, exhibit professionalism and kindness on phone calls, and offer information and referral to callers.
  • Interact with members and families in a way that conveys support and demonstrates healthy behaviors.
  • Willingness to obtain notary license within 90 days of employment.
  • Identify member/family/case manager needs. Assist when necessary and communicate those needs to the program/operations director.
  • Greet members and visitors and facilitate use of sign in sheets for Wellness Centers and groups.
  • Perform proper record keeping including daily attendance, activity statistics, group and class statistics, time sheets for all 4 locations via EHR system and paper system.
  • Assist with intake duties while promoting services to prospective members.
  • Order office supplies as requested per each location.
  • Assist in the development of monthly board, executive, and committee meeting materials, minutes as needed.
  • Work with operations and program staff with requesting referrals and biopsychosocials from referring doctors for each location, for proof of members eligibility.
  • Participation in agency trainings and staff meetings.
  • Ensure front area is kept as clean as possible, including conference room, front desk area, bathrooms are stocked, trash is removed, etc.
  • Ensure mail is checked each day and distributed to necessary mailbin. Record any checks received and backup documents to Accounting and Development.
  • Assist with awareness opportunities including Mental Illness Awareness Week, Mental Health Month, Education Forums, fundraisers and special events as needed.
  • Adhere to privacy policies and demonstrate strict confidentiality regarding member or staff information.
  • Provide Co-Vid related temperature checks for everyone who enters the building, and ensures they are provided a mask.
  • Work with volunteers and members at the front desk to provide consumer operated functions with our members; this includes implementation of member welcome wagon for volunteers for visitor start treatment.
  • Other administrative tasks as required.

Position Qualifications:

  • Time management skills and ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to establish and maintain strong working relationships with culturally diverse members, their families and caregivers as well as a wide range of community agencies and organizations.
  • Compassion, patience, and kindness to everyone who walks through the door, and each time the phone rings.
  • Computer literacy: ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and maintain EHR databases, and to organize shared admin files with Dropbox.
  • Work with accounting for check deposits and any other expense related items.
  • Ability to pass a DCF Level II Background Screening.

Experience:

  • Behavioral Health – 1-year experience required.

Education:

  • Associates degree preferred

Job Type: Full-time, 35 hours

Pay: $12.50 – $15.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Temperature checks are required for each person who walks through the door, and a mask is required in the building.

MHCC is a 2020 finalist for Workforce Innovation from the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

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