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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN, ADOLESCENT UNIT, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Universal Health Services


Location:
DALLAS, TX
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
156634
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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN, ADOLESCENT UNIT, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Job Code:  156634
Facility: Timberlawn Mental Health System
Location: DALLAS, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.00
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.

Timberlawn offers inpatient treatment programs for children, adults and older adults, creating individualized plans for each patient based on their specific needs. Services include medication management, psychiatric treatment, social support, recreational therapy, family therapy and more. Timberlawn Behavioral Health System located in East Dallas is looking for seasoned, dedicated mental health technicians.

The Mental Health Technician  provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living.

Candidate for this position has to be flexible, available any days of the week including weekends if needed, with sometimes short notice.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed .The specifications listed  are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to adolescents,  adults and older adults (Gero) patients.

Timberlawn Behavioral Hospital proudly offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, short term and long term disability, PTO, 401 (k), stock purchase plan, FSA/HSA,  Tuition Reimbursement and so much more. Salary commensurate with experience. Drug Free Workplace/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 
Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology preferred

One year experience working with a psychiatric patient population preferred

Must be CPR certified

Should possess knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors training.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping


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