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Mental Health Tech - (5532)

Universal Health Services


Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
5532
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Tech - (5532)

Facility Name
Alliance Health Center
Location
MERIDIAN, MS 39301 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion
Located in Meridian, Mississippi, Alliance Health Center is a 154-bed acute care psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital. The facility offers treatment programs for adults and adolescents and has a unique program track specifically for seniors. The Alliance campus is also home to The Crossings, a 60-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents.
Alliance is dedicated to serving individuals with acute mental and behavioral health disorders and addiction issues. Specific programs are provided for patients according to their diagnosis and age. Behavioral health programs are offered to all ages from adolescents to seniors. Detoxification, dual diagnosis and New Leaf Recovery are offered to individuals ages 18 and up. We have a full spectrum of addiction services, from detoxification to our 30 day New Leaf Recovery program. We also offer dual diagnosis programming for those with mental illness and substance abuse.

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Job Requirements

::To assist in the direct care and management of children and adolescent patients as prescribed by the physician, therapist and treatment team.  To provide age specific supervision appropriate to the developmental level and specific treatment needs of the individual patient, to provide for safety and crisis management for the patient population. 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation services.

Able to develop and maintain positive therapeutic relationships with patients and their families.

Professional verbal and written skills for communicating the patient status and treatment needs to clients, families, professionals, paraprofessional employees of the hospital.

Able to maintain professional records and patient confidentiality and ability to maintain professional relationships with staff and patients and knowledge of Special Treatment Procedures.

Good judgment and problem-solving skills during situations that require application of policy, procedure, and treatment recommendations to novel situations.

EDUCTION/TRAINING:

Must be at least 21 years of age.

High School Graduate or Equivalent.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

No licensure required.

Maintain annual CPR, First Aide, and CPI certification

EXPERIENCE:

Prefer two years’ work experience in psychiatric treatment setting with children and adolescents.

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