Mental Health Technician in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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Portsmouth Regional Hospital

Mental Health Technician

Portsmouth, NH, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 294731
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Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Mental Health Technician today with Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

Benefits

Portsmouth Regional Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Mental Health Technician. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates expertise in mental health promotion and maintenance of high quality comprehensive patient care.

  • Displays respect for patient’s integrity, patient information and patient rights.

  • Demonstrates expertise in the performance of tasks necessary to maintain a therapeutic milieu and optimum patient care.

  • Escorts patients to and from scheduled activities in a safe and professional manner.

  • Performs all specific skills assigned including monitoring vital signs in a complete and accurate manner.

  • Assists with maintaining the cleanliness of the unit.

  • Maintains high level of interpersonal relationships with program staff.

  • Utilizes appropriate skills in telephone etiquette when answering the telephone, making sure to record correct messages and pass along to appropriate staff, including patient inquiries.

  • Demonstrate efficiency in maintaining support services, which are vital to effective program operation.

  • Maintains unit filing and paperwork system, if assigned by Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse.

  • Assist with maintaining patients activities of daily living.

  • Demonstrates ability to maintain a safe environment

  • Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction.

  • Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement.

  • Attendance: works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy.

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Required: American Heart Association BCLS and CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention within 30 days of hire

  • Preferred: At least one year of experience as a MHT in a healthcare setting; Bachelor’s or Associates degree in psychology or human service field

  • Must exhibit quality communication skills with the ability to follow verbal and written instructions

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Portsmouth Regional Hospital has provided quality healthcare services since 1882.  We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 275+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities.  We serve the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. Portsmouth Regional Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast.  We are one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction. As part of HCA Healthcare, Portsmouth achieves high honors for quality patient care.  We hold several prestigious accreditations. These include accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with PCI from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, The Joint Commission's recognition as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™ and accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center.

At Portsmouth Regional Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.   In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Mental Health Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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