MHT - Mental Health Technician - PRN

Category: Health Care
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital Lufkin
Posted On: 12/07/2016

 

Responsibilities:Essential Functions    

  • The Mental Health Technician  (Driver)
  • Mental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Health Technician (Driver) is responsible for supporting the nursing staff in maintaining a therapeutic milieu by performing routinely assigned tasks and carrying out patient care activities within the scope of the MHT's training and experience.
  • The Driver assists with direct patient care activities such as vital signs, ADL, meal monitoring, ambulation and documentation of basic patient information within the scope of their education and training.
  • The Driver will maintain a safe and professional standard for patient care in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI standands.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Qualifications:Experience Desired                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          High school graduate or equivalent preferred and CNA certification or at least 6 months of prior patient bedside care experience in a psychiatric environment is required.                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Skills- Requirements                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Must be able to read, to write and to follow verbal and written instruction. Must work well with diverse populations. Must utilize Age, Disability and Cultural Specific knowledge in working with specialized populations to best communicate with those clients. Must be in good physical and mental health as evidenced by a warm empathetic attitude, respect for dignity, worth and potentiality of clients and hold a high sense of personal integrity. Must be able to work under close supervision. CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Maintains current Chauffeur's License and a safe driving record. CPR certified.
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