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Mental Health Tech - Full Time - All Shifts Available - (124902)

Universal Health Services
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
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    124902

::Cumberland Hall Hospital is looking for exceptional staff to join our team.

MHT serves as a mentor and positive role model for staff. Also, provides direction and guidance to staff in the implementation of the program. Serves as positive role model for the patients to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors. MHT will assist in the treatment program and implementation of patient treatment plans, under the direction of a therapist. Implements appropriate therapeutic activities, approaches, and related psychiatric interventions, within the therapeutic environment. Is responsible for implementation of the program structure and assigned functions according to the philosophy, goals and direction of the treatment program guidelines. Facilitates groups and uses therapeutic techniques to interact with participants. The MHT must be able to adapt to change easily and able to complete necessary documentation. The MHT is a key member in a team approach to providing care for the patient. Provides input to therapeutic approach. HWC and American Heart BLS required.

Job Requirements

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Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates or Bachelors Degree in a human service related field preferred.

Experience: Two years experience working with people in group situations with individuals who have mental health or developmental problems preferred. One year employment with facility required to serve as a mentor.

Licenses/Certificates: N/A

Must possess demonstrated leadership ability, the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups and individuals, strong oral and written communication skills. The MHT must possess knowledge of therapeutic relationships as relates to adolescents, therapeutic processes, adolescent growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management of aggressive behavior and BLS American Heart.

The MHT have near visual acuity necessary for evaluating patients and reading charts. Eye/hand coordination and finger dexterity essential for manual charting. The ability to talk and hear is necessary for conversing with and assessing patients. The MHT must have the ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.

Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-04-02

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Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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