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MENTAL HEALTH TECH - ACUTE ADULT/Days at Methodist Health System

MENTAL HEALTH TECH - ACUTE ADULT/Days

Methodist Health System Richardson, TX Full-Time
**Hours of Work :**

36

**Days Of Week :**

3

**Work Shift :**

12X3 Day (United States of America)

**Job Description :**

Your Job:

In this highly technical, fast-paced, and rewarding position, you'll collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for patients. The Mental Health Technician assist professional nursing personnel in the care of the patient in a manner that considers the safety, comfort, and therapeutic environment, assisting with the activities of daily living, taking vital signs and other indicated specimens or measures, documenting observations, assisting with groups, calls, and treatment planning as needed to contribute to the smooth running of the unit.

Your Job Requirements:

• High school Diploma or Equivalent preferred

• Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support certification required

• Annual training in management of aggressive patients required

• 2 years of experience in a mental health related field with direct patient care responsibilities required

Your Job Responsibilities:

• Communicate clearly and openly

• Build relationships to promote a collaborative environment

• Be accountable for your performance

• Always look for ways to improve the patient experience

• Take initiative for your professional growth

• Be engaged and eager to build a winning team

**Methodist Richardson Medical Center** is a 284-bed, full-service hospital that serves Richardson, Garland, Plano, and the surrounding areas in Dallas and Collin counties. Magnet® designated for nursing excellence, it was the first healthcare facility to earn the Texas Award for Performance Excellence, patterned after the renowned Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. We also provide care at Methodist Richardson Medical Center - Campus for Continuing Care, which offers a behavioral health and addiction recovery unit, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care, a full-service emergency department, and more. Methodist Richardson strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve - one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

+ Magnet®-designated hospital

+ First in the nation to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Pancreatic/Hepatic/Biliary Cancer Certification

+ ANCC Pathway to Excellence® Program

+ Advanced Primary Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association

+ American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus, 2019

+ Certified Quality Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology

+ Robotic da Vinci® Surgical System for minimally invasive procedures

+ Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Our Care Commitments

+ Take Care of Patients

+ Take Care of Each Other

+ Take Care of Ourselves

+ Take Care of Methodist

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Methodist Health System (MHS) to select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of MHS to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, marital status, genetic information or ancestry. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, an employee's compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, training, development, transfer all other privileges of employment. MHS is committed to maintain a working environment free of intimidation, workplace discrimination and harassment. Retaliation or attempted retaliatory behavior that occurs as a result of an employee's exercise of their rights under this policy or any other statutorily protected right is strictly prohibited and will be grounds for disciplinary action.

Recommended Skills

  • Activities Of Daily Living (Ad Ls)
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health Care
  • Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Nursing
  • Patient Assessment
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