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PRN Mental Health Technician (Weekends) - (243405)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GREENVILLE, TX
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
4180
Universal Health Services
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PRN Mental Health Technician (Weekends) - (243405)

Facility Name
Location
GREENVILLE, TX 75402 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest and most respected health care management companies in the USA. Founded in 1978, UHS has more than 65,000 employees, operating through its subsidiaries of acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers. 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. Glen Oaks Hospital is a 54-bed private hospital located in the relaxed setting of Greenville, Texas. We have been a leader in the field of mental health and chemical dependency care and our professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of care in an atmosphere that nurtures healing and growth since opening in 1987. Our greatest asset is our staff, comprised of psychiatrists, professional nurses, social workers and therapists. Together members from these disciplines work as a treatment team to uphold our reputation of excellence in mental health and chemical dependency treatment. Glen Oaks Hospital offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, 401K with matching, voluntary supplemental benefits, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off for part time and full time employees. Primary Responsibilities: The Mental Health Technician (MHT) provides direct patient care services and management of patients as prescribed by the physician and nursing staff. A successful MHT assures patient safety, environmental safety and manages patient behavior. While performing specific duties, the MHT is responsible for providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients under the supervision of the RN. The MHT must provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse volatile situations, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, following proper restraint technique guidelines, and displaying neutral emotions. Documentation must also occur when providing 15-minute rounds. Escorts patients to mealtime, outdoor/indoor recreation and educational activities and participates in their supervision instruction as needed. The MHT assists in the patient discharge process ensuring that patients have all personal belongings and completing required paperwork.
Job Requirements
Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Experience: One year of related experience preferred, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care t
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