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Mental Health Technician

Company: NeuroBehavioral Hospitals
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range

$15.28 - $18.68 / hour

You Matter

--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
--- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:
--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
--- Autonomy in a warm team environment
--- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships
--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
--- Company paid life insurance
--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

Wellpath sees hundreds of thousands of unique individuals in their facilities month over month and a very large percent of those individuals receive direct clinical care, which includes lives saved by Narcan.

We offer ongoing training and development opportunities for licensed and unlicensed healthcare team members, and have best in class clinical resources for training, education, and point of care support.

How you make a difference

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) provides direct care to the hospital's patient population under the direction and supervision of licensed nursing staff. The MHT functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing care to patients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment, while role modeling for the patients. MHTs provide supervision in a treatment milieu; assists in the maintenance of a safe, secure environment that enhances treatment effectiveness, and is able to intervene effectively in crisis situations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide patient care and assist with activities of daily living while maintaining safety and security of the facility.
  • Anticipate and respond to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques and displaying neutral emotions as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to implement patient treatment programs and promote development of daily living skills.
  • Complete required documentation, including patient observations and vital signs, while maintaining confidentiality of patient records.
    • Continuously maintain professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences, and self-study. Qualifications & Requirements

      Education
      • High School diploma of GED required.
        • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred. Experience
          • One (1) year direct care experience in a mental health setting preferred. Licenses/Certifications
            • Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR and CPI certification.

              We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

              We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

              We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

              Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

Keywords: NeuroBehavioral Hospitals, Boynton Beach , Mental Health Technician, Accounting, Auditing , Boynton Beach, Florida

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