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Mental Health Tech (MHT)

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesUniversal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune, ranking #281 on the Fortune 500 and in 2019, ranked #293. In 2017, UHS was listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in Freedom29#King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.Windmoor Healthcare of Clearwater is a freestanding, full service 144-bed psychiatric hospital specializing in successful treatment of acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older. Located in beautiful, picturesque Clearwater, Florida, the hospital is conveniently located and accessible 24 hours/day for admissions. Treatment programs and specialty services include substance abuse, dual diagnosis / rapid stabilization, 24-hour mental health assessment and partial hospitalization. Our caring professionals are all committed to provide compassionate, comprehensive care that uniquely fits the intensity and severity of each patient's needs. This commitment extends to the families and communities of our patients as a whole, to restore hope and promote good health. For more information, please visit our website at https://windmoor.com.We are pleased to announce the following available position:Mental Health Tech - PRN, Nights and Weekends Shifts: 12 hr. Shifts, 7p-7a, 7a-7pResponsibilities:The Mental Health Technician (MHT), under the direction of a Registered Nurse, is an active member of the patient treatment team. Provide Milieu management and continuous patient care supervision, interactions and role modeling to patients; ensure a safe environment, lead therapeutic MHT patient groups; conduct Q15 rounds and one to one patient supervision as well as participate in crisis intervention situations as needed. Follow the therapeutic interventions outlined by the treatment team for each patient and maintain awareness of patient's individualized plan of care including goals and interventions.QualificationsJob Requirements:Education: High school graduate or equivalent.Experience: At least one (1) year of previous experience in a healthcare setting and/or previous behavioral health experience strongly preferred. Current BLS certification required.Must complete and maintain aggression management/crisis intervention/restraint training. Training may be obtained during new hire orientation.Must pass competency assessments within 90 days of hire. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.Must be able to prioritize workload, effectively multi-task and problem solve in a fast paced environment. Excellent listening, communication, prioritization and follow through skills with strong focus on providing high quality patient care.Physical Requirements:Move efficiently enough to meet the needs of several patients and/or move rapidly to provide timely intervention of patient aggression. Able to sit or walk during work shift. Able to hear spoken words in a normal vocal range, respond to signals, alarms, codes or other displays. Recognize vocal intonation that signal changes in acuity. Able to bend, reach and stoop. Must write legibly so as to accurately convey information. Able to read instructions and complete documentation and reports. Restrain, as part of a team, an aggressive patient in a safe and therapeutic manner. Able to lift, position or move patients in order to perform (or assist in) searches and procedures. Perform activities requiring manual dexterity. Able to lift 30 lbs. We offer:Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive CompensationCareer development opportunities within UHS and its 328+ Subsidiaries!

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Clearwater , Mental Health Tech (MHT), Healthcare , Clearwater, Florida

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