Mental Health Technician
Universal Health Services
Mental Health Technician
|Location:||PHILADELPHIA, PA US|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Minimum Education Required:||High School or equivalent|
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
On 100 beautiful acres in Northeast Philadelphia stands Friends Hospital, one of America’s oldest hospitals and the first private non-profit institution in the country, founded exclusively to help persons with mental illness. When people come onto the grounds of Friends Hospital, we want them to feel that they have left the city and entered a quiet refuge where the process of healing the mind has taken place for nearly two centuries.
A commitment to excellence in psychiatric diagnostics, research, treatment and education is at the core of Friends Hospital’s approach to treatment today. We strive to blend advancing medical treatments with a compassionate and supportive environment. This approach has earned us the distinction as one of Philadelphia’s top mental health facilities and the only inpatient psychiatric hospital in Pennsylvania to achieve Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from The Joint Commission for four years in a row.
Using the principles of wellness and recovery, our multidisciplinary treatment teams, including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers, expressive arts therapists, and other mental health specialists, provide individualized care to meet each patient’s unique needs.
The Mental Health Technician provides direct care to the patients and participates in the management of the community and the therapeutic milieu. This position requires providing service to Adults, Older Adult and Adolescents in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional /developmental age of the individual served.
Friends Hospital is currently hiring for full time MHT's for day, evening, and night shifts.
Bachelors Degree Preferred, HS Diploma with at least 12 college credits in psychology or behavioral health required. 2 years direct patient care in behavioral or mental health setting.
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