Location: Scenic Mountain Medical Center
Posted Date: 1/23/2020
- The Mental Health Technician performs routine patient care duties and assists people who have mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities, under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, charge nurse and/or DNP. The MHT is responsible for the ability to recognize and report psychological and physical changes in the adult and geriatric patient; ability to recognize and report suspected abuse, neglect and/or exploitation; may assist with daily living activities, lead patients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany patients to and from examinations and treatments. May require restraint of violent patients. Monitor and document patient care assignments appropriately. Perform duties with little or no supervision. Experience in dealing with the mentally ill (preferred). Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress. Complies with Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Behavioral Health policies and procedures.
- Flexible schedules to cover shifts and weekends, as hospital needs demand.
Education/Licenses/Certificates: High school graduate diploma or GED. AHA approved course in BLS certification required upon hire or within 90 days of hiring. Certified Nursing Assistant recommended, but not required. COAP required within 30 days of hire.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran