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Mental Health Tech FT - (87157)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DESOTO, TX
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
240
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Tech FT - (87157)

Facility Name
Hickory Trail Hospital
Location
DESOTO, TX 75115 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff, Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


Hickory Trail Hospital, a 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction and role modeling to patients ranging in ages from preschool through geriatrics. All MHT’s work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Job Requirements

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

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 driver's license in the applicable state.

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion Management Aggressive Behavior Training (CPI/MAB) and Service Excellence Training within 90 days of employment and CPR certification within 30 days of employment.  MHT’s may be required to work overtime and have flexible hours.

This opportunity provides the following:

Hickory Trail Hospital is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off
 

 

 

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