Mental Health Technician - Child Unit in Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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Dominion Hospital

Mental Health Technician - Child Unit

Falls Church, VA, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 08409-21837
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.


Dominion Hospital,116 bed, the only freestanding mental health care facility in Northern Virginia, leads the region in short-term mental health services for children age 5-12, adolescents age 13-17 and adults age 18 and older, as well as therapeutic programs for eating disorders through our Reflections Eating Disorders Treatment Center.
Dominion Hospital is please to announce the launch of Complex Trauma Disorders Program. This program is designed to help individuals 18 and older who have experienced not only single, but multiple traumatic events throughout their lifetime


Our patients are our priority, but so are you!

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, dental and identity theft protection.


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Behavioral Health Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!



  1. Through direct care, observation, and communication with the patient collects and documents patient admission and shift behavioral and physical  clinical data and observations  

  2. Provides appropriate information to assist RN with admission and shift RN assessments.  

  3. Performs vital signs and accuchecks. 
  4. Provides or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living.  

  5. Assists with treatments or procedures within documented level of competency.

  6. Provides behavioral health care interventions utilizing the least restrictive interventions.

  7. Provides for the safety of patients, visitors and staff.  Completes routine and special safety checks.

  8. Assumes responsibility for completing all mandatory educational, health screening, CPR, and CPI requirements within designated time frame and for providing written verification of same for filing.

  9. Actively participates in quality management activities by timely reporting of staff, family, visitor or quality concerns.

  10. Uses the meditech e-mail system to routinely read e-mail messages

  11. Reports to work as pre-scheduled and on time.
  12. Facilitates and/or assists with patient community, education or activity groups.  Documents patient's participation.

  13. Uses the meditech order entry system for all functions utilized in Dominion Hospital including, but not limited to, entering admission data, transfers, discharges, orders for diagnostic testing, accessing results of diagnostic testing and sending messages to other departments. 




Certifications:    CPR-Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required.   (CPI) Crisis Prevention Institute completed as a part of the general hospital orientation.

Experience:       At least one (1) year in a related field and/or an undergraduate degree in the social

science field strongly preferred



As scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate coverage of department services.  Must be able to work weekends as scheduled. 


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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For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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Behavioral and Social Work
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

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