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Mental Health Tech (3p-11p) - (35459)

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Mental Health Tech (3p-11p) - (35459)

Facility Name
Austin Oaks Hospital
AUSTIN, TX 78745 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Behavioral Health - Technician
Job Description

Austin Oaks Hospital is currently hiring full time Mental Health Technicians for the 3pm-11pm shift.

AUSTIN OAKS HOSPITAL provides acute inpatient psychiatric services for Adults, Adolescents, and Children. Austin Oaks Hospital is located in South Austin and offers competitive wages, shift differential, paid time off, extended leave, 401k, and medical benefits. Parking and cafeteria on-site.  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.

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.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • To follow the instructions of the nursing staff in the direct supervision of assigned patients

  • To insure patient safety

  • To assist with milieu management

  • To respond to crisis intervention

  • Providing Support and Encouragement to Patients
  • To cooperate with the implementation of Outpatient Department policies and procedures
  • Teamwork with Nursing and Therapy Staff
Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Degree from an accredited college or university in social work preferred.

Experience: One year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR certification and Handle with Care prior to assisting with restraining procedures.

We are looking for experienced professionals to join us in being a community partner for mental health. 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

Posted: 2019-02-14 Expires: 2019-03-16

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