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Mental Health Technician - Full-time - East Unit

Parkwood Behavioral Health System Olive Branch Full-Time
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Parkwood Behavioral Health System has provided behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region since 1987. We are located in DeSoto County, in the uppermost northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.

As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focuses on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.

We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

Mental Health Technician

East Unit
Monday - Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

We are currently seeking a full-time Mental Health Technician who will provide direct patient care under the supervision of the charge nurse. Responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and assistance with activities of daily living. The Mental Health Technician must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including male and female children, adolescents and adults as well as dually diagnosed adults.

This opportunity offers the following:

- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
- Competitive Compensation - Excellent health benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability and Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
- Perks Discount Program

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description.  The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.  Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including male and female children, adolescents and adults as well as dually diagnosed adults.  In absence of these qualifications upon hire, must demonstrate ability to learn these concepts and develop these skills within reasonable time frame via the organization’s orientation and training program.

Education:  Bachelor degree in health or human services preferred.

Experience:    One year prior psychiatric experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification:   Not applicable.

Knowledge: Human behavior or principles of psychology preferred including therapeutic relationships & processes, age specific growth & development, limit setting, crisis & behavior management.


Skills required

Medication Therapy Management
Community Health
Behavioral Health
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I hope you find our website to be helpful and informative. Parkwood is located in North MS, just minutes from the Tennessee state line, on a beautiful 37-acre campus. At Parkwood, we are committed to providing the highest quality care in a safe, confidential environment, and you will find highly trained, caring staff to assist and treat your every need.

Parkwood offers multiple inpatient and outpatient programs designed to meet the need of every patient, no matter what the issue. From our inpatient adult, child, and adolescent programs to our outpatient partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, our continuum of care provides the treatment necessary to move our patients toward a more independent future.

Parkwood Behavioral Health System has been successfully treating patients for more than 25 years, and what started as a 60-bed hospital has now grown to 128 beds.

On behalf of the entire staff here at Parkwood Behavioral Health System, I thank you for your time and interest in our facility. We look forward to having the opportunity to help you or a loved get back on the path to a bright future.

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