Kettering Medical Center MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN in Dayton, Ohio

Description The Mental Health Technician performs vital services in caring for personal needs and provision of comfort to patients and families. These services are performed in a manner specific to the age of the patient population. The Mental Health Technician functions as a member of the treatment team and performs specific patient care and program duties. Work involves responsibility for program implementation and milieu management. The Mental Health Technician documents and records patient care including observation, protection, and charting provision of personal care according to direction of the registered nurse. The Mental Health Technician assists in creating and maintaining a therapeutic environment for patients. Work is performed in accordance with established program documents, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of the hospital and the department. TheMental Health Technician works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Requirements High school graduate or GED with two or more years of post high school education, majoring in behavioral health, psychology, sociology, nursing, or other psychiatric/medical related program.

Current CPR certification.

Requisition Number: 16-0094


Department: 2300 PSYCH - 325030

Location: Grandview Medical Center

City: Dayton

State: OH

Shift: First

Job Status: Part-Time

Temporary: No

Hours per Bi-Weekly Pay Period: 40