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Mental Health Tech PRN - (180414)

Universal Health Services

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Deltek Talent Management - Mental Health Tech PRN - (180414)

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Mental Health Tech PRN - (180414)

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FLOWOOD, MS 39232 US (Primary)
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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 Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare of MS, a 107-bed acute psychiatric care facility. Licensed by the state of MS, Brentwood is leading provider of quality psychiatric treatment services specializing in treatment for adults, children and adolescents. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. Our dedicated team of professionals provide individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our customers in a safe and nurturing environment. The Mental Health Technician assists in coordinating essential program activities such as activity groups and specialty groups. Works closely with all other clinical staff (Activity therapists, Social Workers, Nurses) To conduct various process and specialty groups within the patient program. Plays an integral part of assuring that the patient program schedule is carried out as planned by the staff team. Performs various duties assisting staff nurses in the psychiatric and physical treatment and care of patients in accordance with established methods and procedures of the hospital. Interacts closely with patients remaining engaged in the various activities and events that patients experience throughout the treatment day. Interacts with patients in a therapeutic manner at all times and assists other staff to also maintain appropriate boundaries.

Job Requirements

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

Experience:  two years related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, CD inpatient, residential or group homes setting.

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