Behavioral Health Tech
Scenic Mountain Medical Center is a community health care provider serving patients in Howard County. An acute care hospital with 146 licensed beds, Scenic Mountain is Joint Commission accredited. Our specialized services include cardiology, orthopedics, maternity, diagnostic imaging, emergency care with a 24/7 level IV Trauma Center, wound care, and women's health and breast care services.
About the Shift:
Flexible schedules to cover shifts, weekends, and holidays, as hospital needs demand. Rotating Schedule
About the Position:
The Mental Health Technician performs routine patient care duties and assists people who have mental illnesses and/or developmental disabilities, under the direct supervision of the registered nurse, charge nurse and/or DNP. The MHT is responsible for the ability to recognize and report psychological and physical changes in the adult and geriatric patient; ability to recognize and report suspected abuse, neglect and/or exploitation; may assist with daily living activities, lead patients in educational and recreational activities, or accompany patients to and from examinations and treatments. May require restraint of violent patients. Monitor and document patient care assignments appropriately. Perform duties with little or no supervision. Experience in dealing with the mentally ill (preferred). Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress. Complies with Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Behavioral Health policies and procedures.
High school graduate diploma or GED.
AHA approved course in BLS certification required upon hire.
Certified Nursing Assistant recommended, but not required.
COAP required within 30 days of hire.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.