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MENTAL HEALTH TECH OVERNIGHT

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATIN, TX
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
243816
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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MENTAL HEALTH TECH OVERNIGHT

Job Code:  243816
Facility: Austin Oaks Hospital
Location: AUSTIN, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Austin Oaks Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for MENTAL HEALTH TECH (10:45pm-7:15am flexible with work days) opportunities. 

Austin Oaks Hospital is an 80-bed psychiatric care facility.  We are a leading provider of quality psychiatric treatment services specializing in treatment for adults, adolescents and children. Our dedicated team of professionals provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.

Responsibilities include:
To follow the instructions of the nursing staff in the direct supervision of assigned patients.
To ensure patient safety.
To assist with milieu management.
To respond to crisis situations.
To cooperate with the implementation of Nursing Department policies and procedures.

We offer competitive compensation, paid time off, extended leave, 401k, and medical benefits available.

If you are a dedicated, hardworking individual who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients, please visit our website to complete an online application at www.austinoakshospital.com/About

 

 
Requirements

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Ability to consistently fulfill responsibilities and complete assignments. Skill in performing vital sign checks. Knowledge of patient rights. Skill in developing therapeutic relationships with patients and cooperative / effective relationships with nurses and other MHTs. Ability to write legibly. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, patients, and visitors.

EDUCATION:
Required: High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Some college

CERTIFICATION:
Successful completion of CPR certification and Handle with Care within 30 days of employment prior to assisting with restraining procedures.

EXPERIENCE:
Required: None
Preferred: One year inpatient psychiatric work experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Physically fit.  Full range of body motion. Ability to safely transfer patients. Manual and finger dexterity. Hand-eye coordination. Ability to run. Ability to restrain patients weighing up to 250 pounds. Ability to lift, carry, and/or lower items weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Ability to stand and walk 6+ hours per day, frequent bending, stooping and reaching to check or move equipment. Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential functions. Emotional stability necessary to perform essential functions.



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