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Mental Health Technician 1.0 FTE 7 AM - 3:30 PM Dept 40901

Job Code:  82898
Facility: Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital
Location: FORT WASHINGTON, PA US
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Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Some College Coursework Completed 
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Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare 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 healthcare 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.

Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital (BGBH), a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is located on an 11-acre campus in picturesque Fort Washington, Pa., a small suburban town of Philadelphia. Our 146-bed facility provides a safe and comfortable environment for patients suffering from mental illness and behavioral disorders.

The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interactions, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Mental Health Technicians work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

 
Requirements

Education/Experience: High School Diploma plus 12 college credits from an accredited university. Two years of related experience, one if have Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Requirements: Undergraduate Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, counseling, recreation therapy, or appropriate therapeutic discipline. Also, BGBH would prefer inpatient hospital experience.

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