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MHT - PRN - (66503)

PORTLAND, OR 97225 US (Primary)
Career Area
Behavioral Health - Technician
Job Description

Cedar Hills Hospital and Outpatient Services - located just 15 minutes from downtown Portland - is a 94-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital  and outpatient center specializing in mental health and substance use disorder treatment. 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 outpatient services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients. Our mission is to provide safe, effective, and compassionate mental health and substance use treatment.

The Mental Health Technician observes, escorts, and monitors patients; reports observations to the Registered Nurse; provides basic nursing care under the direction of the Registered Nurse; assists patients with activities of daily living; assists in the maintenance of a safe, secure, and clean environment; and engages patients in positive role models recovery oriented behaviors.

Job Requirements

:Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Knowledge of behavior management strategies required to provide care for persons with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders, knowledge of approved techniques to assist patients with ambulation and self care preferred. Must be able to read, understand, and follow policies, procedures, and written treatment plans.

License: Must have a valid driver's license preferred. Certified Nursing Assistant or other relevant credentials preferred.

Training: Must provide an active CPR card and complete the Handle with Care and Service Excellence training within 60 days of employment.

May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.

Posted: 2019-04-18 Expires: 2019-05-18

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