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Mental Health Tech Evenings

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides quality mental health care and education services for adolescents, ages 11-17 who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, educational, family and social challenges. The dedicated professionals at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provide quality mental health treatment for children. The program establishes healthy behaviors and prepares children to transition back home. The Mental Health Technician (MHT) performs direct patient care duties in a residential behavioral health setting. The Mental Health Technician is responsible for supervising the patient in treatment, recreation, educational settings, and other activities of daily living to assess changes in their social behaviors and clinical status. MHT's have the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient's safety in the facility. MHT's are responsible for understanding and using the least restrictive interventions per facility policy and successfully avoid seclusion and restraint whenever possible. BENEFITS

  • Minimum Hourly Wage $17.17 (pay based on experience in field and higher education)
  • 40 hours a week with rotating weekends off.
  • Hourly wage with Shift Differential after 3 pm
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
    Qualifications

    Education Requirements:Required:High School Diploma, GED or equivalentPreferred: Bachelor's Degree in human services, psychology, social work or related field Experience: Preferred one year experience in residential psychiatry or other childcare facility/agency experience in comparable position Background: Must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Screening to work in Healthcare and Pre-employment Drug Test. Additional Requirements:
    • Must be able to set and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintain therapeutic boundaries during treatment and following discharge.
    • Must be able to read, understand, and follow: policies, procedures, and written treatment plans.
    • May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.
    • Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Handle with Care prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 7 days of employment.
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and stooping.
    • Overtime as required Duties include but not limited:
      • Actively supervise patients in all daily activities while documenting patients' behaviors, conditions & progress in a manner prescribed by policy and clinical standards. (q15/q5 forms).
      • Take and record vital signs, both manually and with equipment.
      • Follow the therapeutic interventions outlined by the treatment team for each patient and maintain awareness of patient's individualized plan of care including goals and intervention
      • Supervises and assist patients with activities of daily living (ADL) (hygiene, meals, laundry) as needed.
      • Regular participation in verbal de-escalation and/or therapeutic crisis intervention with physically aggressive patients that may involve personal risk
      • Check patient for contraband and manage patient belongings.
      • Performs other duties as assigned/required by this position.UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or .

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