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Mental Health Technician-PER DIEM

Universal Health Services


Location:
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Date:
04/21/2017
Job Code:
224083
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Technician-PER DIEM

Job Code:  224083
Facility: Atlantic Shores Hospital
Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. MHT’s work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

 
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Training:
• High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
• One (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of patient care techniques regarding co-occurring, mentally ill, or chemically dependent patients with understanding of co-occurring disorders, preferred.

Licensure/Certification:
• Current Florida Driver’s License (may be required to drive company van on occasion)
• Current CPR/CPI Certification
• Successful completion of TEAM (Technique for Effective Aggression Management) including appropriate use of seclusion and restraints within 90 days of employment, and prior to assisting in a restraining process. Must pass competency exams within 90 days of hire. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.


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