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Mental Health Technician-Kirkland (Day Shift) - (11103)

Universal Health Services


Location:
KIRKLAND, WA
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
11103
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Technician-Kirkland (Day Shift) - (11103)

Facility Name
Fairfax Behavioral Health
Location
KIRKLAND, WA 98034 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Support Staff
Job Description

Join Fairfax Behavioral Health today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a Mental Health Technician/Program Specialist in our Kirkland, Washington hospital.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Program Specialist functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked.  Provides group “activities” and assists with milieu management.  Program Specialists work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

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Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Licensure:   Must maintain a valid Washington State driver's license and Registration as Nursing Assistant.

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion of CPR, 1st Aid, Handle with Care and Verbal De-Escalation Certification. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

 

 

Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.

Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits —

Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
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Our Mission

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

About Us

Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

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