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Mental Health Tech - Per Diem

Universal Health Services


Location:
BRADENTON, FL
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
234190
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Tech - Per Diem

Job Code:  234190
Facility: Suncoast Behavioral Health
Location: BRADENTON, FL US
Region:
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals,Support
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is a private, acute inpatient psychiatric facility designed to provide quality services in a supportive environment to children, adolescents and adults. 

The Hospital is looking for a Mental Health Tech. In this position you will be responsible for providing the direct care to adult patients with psychiatric disorders, as well as substance abuse, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the patients. MHTs have the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient’s safety on the unit.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts patient monitoring and observation 15 minute checks
  •  Assists nursing staff on unit
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the patients
  • Knowledge of risk and safety precautions in the care of patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians
  • React calmly and effectively in emergency situations 

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    

 
Requirements

Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or related field preferred.

Experience: Minimum 1 year previous psychiatric/behavioral direct care experience in a psychiatric hospital setting as a Mental Health Tech working with children, adolescents and/or adults.

Skills: Demonstrates the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements: Extensive walking, standing, sitting, Must be able to lift over fifty (50 lbs.) pounds. Must be to participate in the physical restraint and seclusion of patients.  Must be able to participate in and complete Handle With Care Training on an annual basis.

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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