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|Facility:||The Vines Hospital|
|Location:||OCALA, FL US Southeast|
|Job Type:||Per Diem|
|Job Level:||Entry Level|
|Minimum Education Required:||Some College Coursework Completed|
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest
and most respected health care management companies, operating
through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health
facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business
strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly
growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional
service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a
responsive management style and a service philosophy based on
integrity, competence and compassion
The Vines Hospital is a 98-bed comprehensive behavioral health facility located in beautiful Ocala. We provide 24-hour, 7-day a week services for those dealing with psychiatric and/or substance abuse issues. The Vines provides detox, acute, residential, outpatient and partial hospitalization services for adolescents, adults and seniors. . The hospital provides individual, group, and family therapy, as well as community-based services to assist with ongoing recovery.
We currently have an opening for a qualified Mental Health Tech. The Mental Health Tech provides direct care to adult patients with psychiatric disorders, to ensure the safety and well being of the patients. MHTs have the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient’s safety on the unit. Mental Health Techs work under the direct supervision of a Milieu Coordinator or Registered Nurse.
PRN staff must be available to work a minimum of sixteen hours per week and will be scheduled based upon the facility needs and census. Two eight (8) hour shifts during the pay period must be worked on the weekend. Please note: Saturdays and Sundays are considered weekend shifts.
1. Education: High school graduate or equivalent
with some college coursework in psychology or related field.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field preferred.
2. Experience: One (1) year of related experience
required, with knowledge of patient care techniques regarding
co-occurring, mentally ill, or chemically dependent patients with
understanding of co-occurring disorders, preferred. Strongly prefer a
minimum of one (1) year of experience in a psychiatric hospital
setting as a Mental Health Tech working with children, adolescents
4. Skills: Displays an understanding of the basic
concepts of safe, supportive, nurturing, & therapeutic human
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