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Mental Health Technician - (114159)

Universal Health Services
Tequesta, FL 33469
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the Nations largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of Americas largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed amount Fortunes Most Admired Companies and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies to Work For in America by Business Insider.

SandyPines is a149 bed Residential Psychiatric Facility servicing children and adolescents ages 5 to 17. The facility is located in beautiful sub-tropical South Florida and is nestled beside Jonathan Dickinson Sate Park which creates a rustic, roomy outdoor atmosphere. SandyPines is at the county line of both Palm Beach and Martin Counties and is just minutes away from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

The Mental Health Technician is an entry level position for someone with minimal psychiatric experience. The MHT will assist in the delivery of patient care as a treatment team member.

This position is PRN - as needed. Self-scheduling. 12-hour shifts.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Effectively completes delegated resident care (e.g.: vital signs, weights, heights, specimen collection, ADLs).
  • Effectively supervises residents while in SandyPines and on transports, outings, medical appointments, and other activities; at the frequency and intensity required by MD order and treatment plan.
  • Establishes rapport and utilizes therapeutic communication skills and appropriate boundaries with all residents, with special focus on primary residents.
  • Effectively facilitates and documents BLS groups, community meetings and other groups as needed.
  • Understands impact of mental illness, developmental delays and trauma on resident behavior and provides care accordingly.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years experience with children and adolescents required; Experience with residential treatment preferred
  • Detail oriented and ability to successfully multi task in a fast pace environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Highly effective listening skills
Job Requirements

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

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.

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-04-02

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