Hackensack Meridian Health

Mental Health Technicians- (Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Available All Locations)

Job Locations US-NJ-Edison
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(8/10/2022 11:40 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-118017
# of Openings
1
Category
Techncn/Technlgst/Therapist

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 

Skills/Licenses Preferred:

  • Drivers License
  • One year behavioral health care experience
  • AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
  • First Aid Program
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology, nursing or related field

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides routine patient care services to our patients under the direction of a professional nurse. Duties include assisting patients in daily living activities, taking and recording vital signs, facilitating psycho-educational group sessions and utilizing crisis intervention techniques as necessary
  • Assists patients with daily living activities (i.e.; 1-to-1 Supervision, Laundry, Bathing, and Toileting)
  • Conducts patient search at admission, upon return from pass, or as clinically indicated under the direction of a Registered Nurse
  • Functions as a role model of healthy interpersonal relationships and demonstrates appropriate behavior for patients, family, and staff

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