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Adult Unit Mental Health Technician - FT Night

Job Code:  90636
Facility: Bloomington Meadows Hospital
Location: BLOOMINGTON, IN US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Nursing,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

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

Bloomington Meadows Hospital, is not just a hospital, it is an environment dedicated to helping patients restore their health and get a fresh start. Located on seven acres of rolling hills in Bloomington, Indiana, Bloomington Meadows provides each patient with comprehensive behavioral health treatment from a compassionate and caring staff. We are committed to the wellness of our patients, their families and the communities that we serve. Our goal is to become the preferred provider of behavioral healthcare services in our area by providing quality that helps our patients and their families start their journey toward healing.

The Mental Health Technician I & II functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, 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 the Registered Nurse.

 
Requirements

Education: High School Degree or equivalent required. Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic is preferred.

Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Valid Indiana driver's license preferred.

Additional Requirements: CPR/AED/First Aid Certification and CPI training.

Hours of Work:  May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

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