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Mental Health Tech PRN RTC

Universal Health Services


Location:
MERIDIAN, MS
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
227409
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Long Term Care
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Per Diem
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Mental Health Tech PRN RTC

Job Code:  227409
Facility: Alliance Health Center
Location: MERIDIAN, MS US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 0.01
Position Summary:

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

Located in Meridian, Mississippi, Alliance Health Center is a 154-bed acute care psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital. The facility offers treatment programs for adults and adolescents and has a unique program track specifically for seniors. The Alliance campus is also home to The Crossings, a 60-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents.

Alliance is dedicated to serving individuals with acute mental and behavioral health disorders and addiction issues. Specific programs are provided for patients according to their diagnosis and age. Behavioral health programs are offered to all ages from adolescents to seniors. Detoxification, dual diagnosis and New Leaf Recovery are offered to individuals ages 18 and up. We have a full spectrum of addiction services, from detoxification to our 30 day New Leaf Recovery program. We also offer dual diagnosis programming for those with mental illness and substance abuse.

 
Requirements
The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Mental Health Techs work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Education: High School Degree or equivalent required
 or Certified Nursing Assistant preferred
or Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate
therapeutic discipline.
Experience: One year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care
techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Must maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state.


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