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Mental Health Technician, Sitter Department

Miami, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Mental Health Technician, Full Time Days (FTE .9)
Sitters Department
Kendall Regional  Medical Center
Miami, FL

Facility Description:

Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 417-bed, full-service, provisional Level I Trauma hospital providing 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, burn, surgical, women and children’s services, behavioral health and diagnostic services, along with a wide range of patient and community services. Kendall Regional Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals, a HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital (Top 5%) for Clinical Excellence, The Joint Commission Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, and most recently, by the Joint Commission as a “Top Performer” on key quality measures.

 

Isn't it time you were offered a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package that complements your lifestyle? Join the team at Kendall Regional Medical Center. Our award-winning hospital fosters an atmosphere that constantly rewards our nurses and clinical professionals for their commitment, while encouraging them to maintain a healthy lifestyle outside of work!

 

Kendall Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

 
Benefits:

We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. 


Job Description:

The Mental Health Technician performs specific non-licensed or non-professional duties of patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.  Provides direct patient care while effectively and therapeutically interacting with patients, significant others and other health care team members while delivering care to an assigned group of patients under supervision.  The Mental Health Technician adheres to regulatory and patient care standards related to the delivery of patient care.



Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to: 
  • Practices therapeutic interventions in assisting patients to regain and improve their coping abilities.
  • Actively participates in therapy program by co-facilitating therapy, activity and support groups.
  • Monitors and records vital signs (TPR, height, weight, I&O and BP) accurately and within time frames.
  • Assists the Registered nurse when indicated, with discharge planning for the patient and documents in the medical record appropriately.
  • Assists in diagnostic procedures by being aware of scheduled tests and necessary preparation.
  • Performs safety precaution rounds accurately, and in timely fashion all the time.


Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications Include: 

  • 2 years Associate degree preferred
  • Certified Behavioral Health Tech (CBHT) preferred or comparable hospital behavioral health experience 
  • Current BLS Certification required
  • 1-3 years relevant experience 
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Kendall Regional Medical Center
Facility: Kendall Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 01356-10538
Category: Behavioral and Social Work
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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