Mental Health Technician
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 18, 2022
Join our Wellpath family and make a difference every day by
providing care to society's most vulnerable and often overlooked
individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to
show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing
to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to
serve others, you've come to the right organization. This is your
moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that
aligns with yours. We are Wellpath. We are the right people,
striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create
healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever we grow - one
patient at a time.
The mental health technician or mental health tech is an
entry-level position that learns to provide direct care to a
specific patient 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 and within the
standards and policies and procedures of the facility.
High School Diploma or GED required.
One (1) year direct care experience in a mental health setting.
As a Wellpath Mental Health Tech / Mental Health Technician you
Learn to assist licensed nursing personnel in providing direct
services to the assigned population including suicide watch
observation; observations of behaviors and activities of daily
living; assistance with activities of daily living including
prompting, education and support; specific assignments such as face
checks, monitoring, one to one's, groups and other direct care
duties as assigned.
Monitor patients placed on suicide watch.
Take and record vital signs and documents information in medical
record of patient.
Possibly participate in specific treatment interventions such as
coping skills, anger management, and other self-regulating
Demonstrate basic knowledge regarding therapeutic communication and
psychiatric recovery and rehabilitation skills.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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