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Career Fair - Mental Health Technician (multiple opportunities) - (16897)

Facility Name
Fairfax Behavioral Health
KIRKLAND, WA 98034 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support Staff
Job Description

Fairfax Behavioral Health has exciting news for our communities in Kirkland, Everett, Monroe and their surrounding areas! This is your opportunity to partner with us in offering help, hope and healing!

Do you have a passion for the mental health community? Would you like to be a driving force for positive changes for the people in your care? Would you like to make a difference when you come to work? If you answered yes to these questions, we invite you to join us for our Open House at the Fairfax Behavioral Health Kirkland campus on January 18th from 1pm – 6pm.

We currently have several Mental Health Technician positions available for our three hospital campuses in the greater Puget Sound area and would like to connect with the area’s finest behavioral health professionals.


The Mental Health Technician (also referred to as a Program Specialist) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked.  Provides group “activities” and assists with milieu management.  Program Specialists work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.


Job Requirements


Education:  High School Degree or equivalent; Degree from an accredited college or university in social work preferred, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.

Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness preferred.

Licensure:   Must maintain a valid registration as Nursing Assistant (new employees must complete registration for the Nursing Assistant Certification within 30 days of initial hire date).

Additional Requirements: The successful applicant must complete all New Employee Orientation trainings including:

  • Show of Support

  • Register for a Nursing Assistant Certification within 30 days of hire date

  • CPR and 1st Aid Certification

  • HIV/Aids Training

  • Handle with Care and Verbal De-Escalation

  • Must be flexible as you may be required to work overtime and/or flexible hours


Fairfax Behavioral Health:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. In addition, Fairfax offers a wide range of compensation and competitive benefits packages that will support and enhance a lifelong career.

Fairfax Behavioral Health provides inpatient services to adults, children and older adults with acute psychological, emotional and behavioral health issues. Our inter-disciplinary clinical staff works closely with patients, families and community professionals to develop safe, effective treatment to stabilize the patient as quickly as possible. Our therapeutic programming includes medication evaluation and management, group therapy, family involvement and individual counseling.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, stand-alone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus, as well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of Evergreen Health Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

Our Benefits:

Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plans with matching programs for full time and part time employees as well as company sponsored fitness membership discounts, free parking and additional benefits. If this sounds like an ideal package to you, take the next step in becoming a part of our growing team!

Our mission:

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.


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