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Department: Gero-Psych Unit
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Varies
Hours Per Shift: 12 Hour Shift
Job Details:
  • The Mental Health Technician provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.  Primary responsibilities include maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment, providing direct psychosocial and physical nursing care to patients in both individual and group settings and assisting with the Therapeutic Activities/Recreation programming.

     

    Education Required:  High School Diploma or GED

    Certification Required: CPR - American Heart Association -

    (BLS) Basic Life Saving or (HCP) Health Care Provider;

    And *CPI Certification

    Experience Required:  1 year working in a hospital setting and 1 year working with geriatric patients

     

    *CPI Certification (Crisis Prevention Institute) will be completed during program orientation



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