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SR Mental Health Tech (FT-Days) Valley

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Valley Hospital Medical Center

Located in the heart of Las Vegas, Valley Hospital Medical Center is an acute care and teaching hospital that has provided high quality healthcare to residents of Southern Nevada since 1972. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of services, including advanced cardiology, neurology, surgery and more.

Job Description:
The Senior Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients. The Senior Mental Health Technician assists in providing basic physical, social, spiritual and safety needs of patients through the implementation of appropriate therapeutic approaches and related nursing functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and/or Program Director and within the scope of the Senior Mental Health Technician position and assists in orientation, mentoring and development of new Mental Health Techs.
Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Education:
High School graduate or equivalent. Behavioral science undergraduate degree preferred (Psychology, Social work and Sociology).

Experience:
Minimum two years in an inpatient or partial psychiatric/mental health setting with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques, demonstrated understanding of mental illness and related behavioral management techniques, and development of therapeutic and management programs targeted for special population is required.

License/Certification:
Current BCLS Certification is required. Successful completion of Handle with Care De-escalation, including restraint and seclusion practices and policies is required within 30 days of employment and prior to assisting in restraining procedures.

Other:
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Las Vegas , SR Mental Health Tech (FT-Days) Valley, Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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