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Mental Health Technician (11p-7a Wed-Sun) Kansas, OK $800 Sign-On Bonus - (242260)

Universal Health Services

Kansas, OK
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Deltek Talent Management - Mental Health Technician (11p-7a Wed-Sun) Kansas, OK $800 Sign-On Bonus - (242260)

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Mental Health Technician (11p-7a Wed-Sun) Kansas, OK $800 Sign-On Bonus - (242260)

Facility Name
Eagle Creek
KANSAS, OK 74347 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

$800 Sign on Bonus

Mental Health Technicians are responsible for providing safe, effective patient care under the direction of the Charge Nurse. The Mental Health Tech (MHT) has a significant role in direct patient care and is a principle element in providing a safe and therapeutic environment. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Facilitates educational, expressive therapy and rehabilitative groups (social skills and coping skills) Supervises patients on living units, in groups, and during off unit activities in accordance with supervision guidelines. Provides timely, thorough, and accurate documentation of patient behavior and response to treatment interventions. Intervenes in a timely manner to prevent and respond therapeutically to patient acting-out. Demonstrates effective use of de-escalation, self protection skills, and patient containment skills when managing aggressive patients. Assures safety of patients; performs safety inspections, room and body searches; assures that patient's rights are protected, reports suspected abuse. Manages unit structure and milieu schedule to assure patients are structured in a manner that promote successful behavior, and to assure patients receive prescribed services. Adheres to facility Code of Ethics, Standards of Conduct, Emergency Preparedness Responses, Safety Protocols, SMBHS Policies & Procedures, and assures program meets and maintains standards in accordance with regulatory requirements. STANDARD SHIFTS: Days worked vary between locations and units. Full Time positions range from 32 hours to 40 hours weekly. Full-time direct-care positions come with benefits including medical, dental, long term disability, short term disability, life insurance, 401k, and PTO accrual. On-Call (PRN) positions are also available for workers who require flexibility, or who are seeking part-time or occasional work. PRN employees must be available to work a minumum of six days per month to maintain PRN status. Of the six available shifts: one must be on the weekend, one must be available for an 11-7 shift, and one must be available as a "pick up" shift. You will also be required to work at least 3 holidays (per calendar year) from the following: Thanksgiving or Christmas Day, and Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day or New Year's Day. Contact Human Resources for a current listing of shifts available.

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ROLE OF THE MHT: The responsibilities of the Mental Health Tech include providing life skills coaching and supervision to children in inpatient psychi

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