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Mental Health Technician - FT (Nights) - (12573)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
12573
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Technician - FT (Nights) - (12573)

Facility Name
Timberlawn Mental Health System
Location
DALLAS, TX 75228 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
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.

For over a century, Timberlawn Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Dallas Metro-Area. The 144 bed facility is located on a safe and private 18 acre campus in Dallas County and provides inpatient behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors and adolescents. Timberlawn's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction.


The Mental Health Technician provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living.

Job Requirements

Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent  /  Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 

Experience:  One year experience working with a psychiatric patient population preferred.

Knowledge: Should possess knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training.

Certification:  CPR and Handle with Care certification may be obtained during new hire orientation.

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