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Mental Health Tech - (120408)

Universal Health Services
El Paso, TX 79901
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    120408

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
El Paso Behavioral Health System is a private 167-bed psychiatric hospital located in El Paso, Texas, specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.

For more information about El Paso Behavioral Health System, please visit our website at https://elpasobh.com


The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from five years of age through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. MHTs work under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Duties include: Assessments: Take and record vital signs properly; Monitors blood sugars; Utilize sound judgment during assessment; observe and documents any changes in a patients appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals; and Communicate changes in patients condition to the charge nurse. Treatment Planning: Follow the therapeutic interventions outlined by the treatment team for each patient; Ensure awareness of patient's individualized plan of care including goals and interventions; Provide information to the charge nurse that assists in the development and revision of the treatment plan.

A Mental Health Technician (MHT) will assume responsibilities for the completion of all patient care responsibilities and other assigned duties, act as the patients advocate and assure that patients rights are upheld, comply with established measures for infection control, OSHA regulations, and risk management, comply with the Employee Code of Ethics, adhere to all facility and personnel policies and procedures, and participate in continuous Performance Improvement activities.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Degree or equivalent; degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy, or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.

Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with an understanding of mental illness, direct patient care preferred.

Additional Requirements: Successful completion of Handle With Care Training upon hire. May be required to work overtime. Required to work four (4) holidays thru out the year and weekends. Must have and maintain a current CPR Certification.


Benefit Highlights:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
Generous Paid Time Off
Free Basic Life Insurance

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2020-01-21 Expires: 2020-04-02

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