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Mental Health Tech / MHT (PSBHC 32) - (120904)

Universal Health Services
Bradenton, FL 34205
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32 hours a week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (first shift 7 am- 3:30 pm)

Palm Shores is accepting applications for a Mental Health Tech (MHT). The MHTperforms direct patient care duties in a residential behavioral health setting. The Mental Health Technician is responsible for supervising the patient in treatment, recreation, educational settings, and other activities of daily living to assess changes in their social behaviors and clinical status.

Now is a great time to have a career in the mental health field!

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Hourly wage plus any applicable shift pay differential

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent (required).

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to read, understand, and follow: policies, procedures, and written treatment plans. Due to Ratio requirements this position requires a male applicant.

May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.

Must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Screening and Pre-employment Drug Test.

Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Handle with Care prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 7 days of employment.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping.

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center (PSBHC)is an intensive inpatient psychiatric program for males and females, ages 5 17 years old. We offer a highly structured supportive and safe environment for children and adolescents who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, family, and social challenges.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is the largest facility-based behavioral health provider in the country. When UHS entered the behavioral health industry in 1983, we established a philosophy of caring for patients who need mental health services with kindness, dignity, and respect, while we provide them with a supportive environment and treatment to help them heal.

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: 2020-01-23 Expires: 2020-04-02

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