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Mental Health Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Mental Health Technician with Medical City Green Oaks Hospital you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsMedical City Green Oaks Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Medical City Green Oaks Hospital family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Mental Health Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and Qualifications
    • Promotes a safe and secure environment to provide for the safe delivery of care
    • Serves as preceptor for new employees
    • Acts as role model for other mental health techs- performance, attendance, courteous interactions with patients, families, physicians and other co-workers
    • Assists in facilitating the treatment milieu
    • Communicates pertinent clinical information to the treatment team
    • Interacts with patient and family in an advocacy and informative role
    • Accepts assignments to various patient units and hospital departments as census dictates, and will be available for various shifts as needed
    • Participates in codes to protect the patient from harming self or others
    • Participates in team meetings and Quality Improvement initiatives
    • Transports patients as assigned
    • Collects and delivers lab specimens according to policy
    • Conducts walking/exercise and community groups
    • Performs skin assessments and obtains vital signs
    • Assists with ADL's and toileting as required
    • Monitors patient sharps and valuables and labels/handles appropriately
    • Documents in patient medical record appropriately and accurately
    • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties as requested or required
    • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the Code of Conduct
    • Conduct reflects the Company's values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct
      What qualifications you will need:
      • Preferred two years' experience with psychiatric patients in a healthcare or treatment setting OR Completion of specialized training program (Certified Psychiatric Tech) OR Bachelor's degree in related field OR a Nursing student enrolled in clinical rotations OR active Certified Nursing Assistant with experience in patient care settings.
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) with American Heart Association or American Red Cross and SAMA certification or attainment during the orientation period within 30 days of hire.
      • Prefer experience and/or education in crisis stabilization, mental illness and/or chemical dependency.
      • Satori Alternatives Manag Aggr must be obtained within 30 days of employment start dateThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).The goal of Medical City Green Oaks Hospital has been to become the premier psychiatric treatment facility in North Texas since 1983. We provide mental health and chemical dependency (substance use) treatments. We offer psychiatric emergency services (PES), inpatient, and outpatient treatments. Medical City Green Oaks Hospital is committed to the mission of providing exceptional psychiatric services. Our sole purpose is to provide immediate access to psychiatric care for our North Texas community. We have been recognized as the most progressive and innovative psychiatric system. We deliver services and provide community outreach. Our focus is on the most efficient, cost-effective, quality patient care. This is the driving force behind all of our endeavors. Green Oaks strives to promote dignity. We hold compassion and respect for patients and their families. We are a part of the Medical City network of hospitals. Patients are ensured access to medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations across the network.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Mental Health Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Dallas , Mental Health Technician, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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