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MENTAL HEALTH TECH - FT - NIGHTS - (17704)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AUSTIN, TX
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
17704
Universal Health Services
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MENTAL HEALTH TECH - FT - NIGHTS - (17704)

Facility Name
AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL
Location
AUSTIN, TX 78705 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff, Behavioral Health - Technician
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.

AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL

Located in the heart of vibrant Austin, Texas, Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills.  The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence.  Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders.   

MENTAL HEALTH TECH

Follows the instructions of the nursing staff in the direct supervision, observation and documentation for assigned patients.  Ensures patient safety.  Assists with milieu management, engaging patients in a professional and therapeutic manner.  Implements the programming schedule, offering support and encouragement to foster patient participation.  Consistently supports and adheres to established policies and procedures regarding patient care services.  Proudly exhibits Service Excellence!

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Clear, concise verbal communication.
  • Clear, concise written communication.
  • Performs and documents vital sign checks.
  • Safely handles dangerous, volatile situations.
  • Consistent timeliness and attendance to work schedule.
Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Education – High School diploma or GED required.  Some college preferred.
  • Years of experience needed – No experience required.  Direct patient care experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred.
  • Certifications – Must maintain current CPR certification.
  • Computer skills – Ability to:  gain training through web-based programs; participate in employee surveys; enroll in company benefits.
  • Communication – Must possess excellent verbal skills in communicating with patients, coworkers and visitors.
  • Team work – Must be able to actively participate in a treatment team environment.
  • Service Excellence – Consistently demonstrates all Service Excellence Standards.

This opportunity offers the following:

  • 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

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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