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Mental Health Technician Treasure Coast FL

Company: Wellpath
Location: Indiantown
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

Overview

The Mental Health Technician is an entry-level position that learns to provide direct care to a specific resident population under the direction and supervision of licensed nursing staff and their designees. This position provides standard and routine psychiatric and medical nursing assistance services as part of the overall plan of care within the nursing standards and policies and procedures of the facility.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or below required.

Experience:
  • One (1) year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, child care, or customer service setting or working with developmentally disabled persons; or working in a correctional facility; or college or vocational/technical training from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester, 45 quarter or 720 classroom hours for the required 1 year experience or current state of Florida certified nursing assistant license.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Valid Driver's License
Responsibilities

  • Assists licensed nursing personnel in providing direct services to assigned population including: health data collection; observations of behaviors and activities of daily living; activities of daily living including prompting, education, and support; specific assignments such as face checks, unit l monitoring, one to one's, overall supervision of residents, and groups and other direct care duties as assigned.
  • Assists resident in activities of daily living and personal hygiene, nutrition, rest, and exercise.
  • Takes and records vital signs and documents information in medical record of resident. May participate in specific treatment interventions such as coping skills, anger management, and other self-regulating behavior.
  • Collects and distributes laundry and house/unit supplies; assists or takes responsibility for clothing and personal items.
  • Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position.
  • Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each resident.
  • Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Palm Beach , Mental Health Technician Treasure Coast FL, Other , Indiantown, Florida

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