MultiCare Health System Mental Health Tech in Tacoma, Washington

The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at POSITION SUMMARY: The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary treatment team responsible for providing a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment for psychiatric patients and assist with the provision of basic patient care and recovery needs under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The MHT provides and documents interventions in a variety of modalities individually matched to the needs of each patient. The incumbent provides group as well as individual interaction with patients receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment in adherence with established treatment guidelines and agency policies and procedures. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) years of inpatient Behavioral Health experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor s Degree One (1) year of direct patient care experience preferred EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Bachelor s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or any other human services field required Must obtain Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor registration upon hire Must obtain a Nursing Assistant Registered prior to start date Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association Employer's Job# 49525 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.