Mental Health Technician - Adult 4 - FHWV - 1.0 FT D/W (8:00am-4:30pm)
Company: Community Health System
Posted on: June 10, 2021
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
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
BLS required, must be completed prior to end of orientation
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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