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Mental Health Technician (MHT) - JP Location - (236324)

Universal Health Services


Location:
BOSTON, MA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
1494
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Technician (MHT) - JP Location - (236324)

Facility Name
Location
BOSTON, MA 02130 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Other
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. Arbour Hospital, a 118 bed (106 Adult/12 Adolescent) private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood; the hospital also manages an 18 bed satellite adult psychiatric unit in Quincy. Arbour Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the MA Department of Mental Health. Position Summary: Arbour Hospital currently has Mental Health Technician (MHT)/Mental Health Associate positions available. The Mental Health Associate (MHA) is responsible of maintaining the overall milieu management and safety of patient and staff in the unit and collaborating effectively with Unit Nurse Managers (UNMs), Registered Nurse (RNs) and Mental Health Associates (MHAs). Positions available are: • Full time (32 hours per week) • Part-time (24 hours per week) • Per-Diem Shift(s): • Day/Evening Rotation, every other weekend requirement (Saturday & Sunday) Hours: Day (7:00am - 3:30pm)/Evening (3:00pm - 11:30pm) • Nights, every other weekend requirement (Saturday & Sunday) Hours: 11:00pm-7:30am Main responsibilities: 1. Assists in the admission process under the direct supervision of the RN. 2. Completes non-clinical assignment tasks related to the Admission, transfer and discharge process. 3. Ascertains the need for and assists patients aged 12 and up with a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse diagnoses in meeting immediate needs with the ultimate goal of self-maintenance under the direction of a RN. 4. Assists patients in carrying out their established treatment programs by collaborating with other team members and by participating in ongoing multidisciplinary team meetings with RN to assist in reporting of patients' progress. 5. Documents and reports patient progress/regression. 6. Follows procedures which adhere to policies and practices prescribed by the hospital, Inpatient Services Program, and Nursing Services. 7. Utilizes opportunities for continuing education within or outside the hospital, which have implications for the care of patients, or which otherwise foster professional growth and development. 8. Meets hospital attendance policy as described in Personnel Policy manual. 9. Holds groups/activities as assigned 10. Performs other duties as assigned/required Arbour Hospital offers: 1. An exciting work environment 2. Opportunities for growth & career development 3. Tuition Reimbursement Program 4. RN Scholarship Program 5. Great benefits program 6. 401(k) plan 7. Stock Purchase Plan 8. Paid time off
Job Requirements
The following are the job requirements for the Mental Health Associate position: 1. High school diploma or G.E.D required 2. Good communication skil
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