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Mental Health Technician - Adult 4 - FHWV - 1.0 FT D/W (8:00am-4:30pm)

Company: Community Health System
Location: Kingston
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and helps patients with daily living. Responsible for the overall maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit. Takes vital signs, weighs patients and collects routine specimens. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Mental Health Technician - Adult 4 - FHWV - 1.0 FT d/W (8am-4:30pm)

Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Head Nurse, the Mental Health Technician maintains a safe and therapeutic environment; provides direct psychosocial and physical nursing care to patients, in both individual and group settings; and implements the program schedule according to the patient's individual treatment plan.

One (1) year experience in the human service field is preferred; internships/field placement experience acceptable. Ability to develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients and family members/significant others; demonstrates verbal and written communication skills and the ability to express ideas in a clear, concise and legible form; ability to interface with all disciplines; ability to organize and prioritize multifaceted workload; exercises tact, diplomacy and good judgment at all times.

BLS required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period.

First Hospital is Northeastern Pennsylvania's only private psychiatric hospital, providing inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we are at the centre of an integrated mental health delivery system that includes CHOICES, an inpatient and outpatient program that offers professional addiction treatment services to adolescents and adults; and Community Counselling Services, an outpatient program for those in need of psychiatric care. First Hospital's150-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care. For more information, visit www.commonwealthhealth.net

Keywords: Community Health System, Scranton , Mental Health Technician - Adult 4 - FHWV - 1.0 FT D/W (8:00am-4:30pm), Other , Kingston, Pennsylvania

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