Under the general supervision of the Assistant Clinical Director, Psychiatric Services, and the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, the Mental Health Technician is responsible for basic care, comfort, and safety of patients. The mental health technician establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and facilitates the maintenance of the therapeutic milieu on the unit.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Previous experience working in hospital psychiatric services preferred.
- Current BLS
- Care of an Aggressive Patient (COAP) within ninety (90) day of hire.
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.