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Mental Health Tech Full-time Nights 7p-7a, Adult Chemical Dependency Detox Dual Psychiatric Behavior

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System is a 140 bed hospital offering inpatient services for adolescents, adults and their families. Care is given by registered nurses 24 hours a day alongside a quality team composed of psychiatrists, addictionologists, licensed therapists, certified alcohol and drug counselors, activity therapists, mental health techs and teachers. Since 1986, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System has been a proven provider in mental health and substance abuse.
At Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, we employ dedicated professionals who desire a challenging and exciting career. At the end of the day, they want to know they really made a positive difference in someone's life. That opportunity is available for you. Come join a team of professionals that administer quality patient care in a family-oriented environment.
This opportunity provides the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
growth and development opportunities
competitive compensation
medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
401k with company match
generous paid time off
Retention and Sign on Bonus::
Job Requirements
The Mental health Technician is responsible for performing delegated assignments to meet the age specific physical, social, and behavioral needs of the patients. The MHT provides routine non-acute physical, behavioral, and mental care to the patient on the milieu under the direction of licensed staff.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must be a high school graduate or general education degree. Experience in direct patient care and/or completion of Nursing Assistant training/previous psychiatric experience preferred.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in many different situations.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with the nurse supervisor, nurse, peers, clinicians, and physicians.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and multiply and divide simple numbers. Must be able to gauge and understand temperature and other vital signs dealing with numerical information.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demand as described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; use fingers; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and requires close vision. The employee is
occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee may participate in physical restraint of patients.
The employee may participate in physical restraint of patients..
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ::



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