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MENTAL HEALTH TECH / CNA - Full-Time *

Universal Health Services


Location:
SAN ANGELO, TX
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
179438
Universal Health Services
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MENTAL HEALTH TECH / CNA - Full-Time *

Job Code:  179438
Facility: River Crest Hospital
Location: SAN ANGELO, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

West Texas Behaviorial Hospital seeks Mental Health Tech with licensure as a CNA preferred. 

  • This position performs a variety of functions including verifying safety of patients, escorting patients within the facility and transporting patients outside the facility on an as needed basis. 
  • Position works with all age of adult patients. 
  • Positioning, cleaning and assisting patients with ADL's may be required. 
  • Responsible for supplying direct patient care; for promoting and maintaining therapeutic unit milieu; for supplying clean environment; for attending to all safety measures;  taking patient vital signs and for personal growth and development in field.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

The ideal applicant for this full-time position would have availability to work flexible shifts including some weekends. 

 
Requirements

This position is a direct-care position.  Applicants must have a genuine concern and empathy for patients dealing with extreme stress and psychiatric illnesses. 

  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand for sustained period of time, walk, pull, lift objects from a lower to higher position or horizontally from position to position, finger grasp; feel sizes, shapes, temperatures and textures; express or exchange ideas orally and potentially loudly, accurately or quickly; perform repetitive motions of the wrist, hands or fingers.
  • Work is of medium demand both physically and mentally.
  • Heavy walking and standing while on duty; moving, lifting  patients may be required;
  • Able to assist in crisis intervention prevention/therapeutic holds on out of control patients.
  •  Must be able to lift and/or move over 50 pounds.
  • Current drivers license with clean driving record (verified by MVR); CPR license / training required.


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