Mental Health Technician I IPF in Pensacola, Florida, United States
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West Florida Hospital

Mental Health Technician I IPF

Pensacola, FL, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 00060-12500
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.


The Mental Health Tech I provides care to the patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environmental/instrumentation, and other health care members.  The MHT I functions as a member of the therapeutic team and under the direction of a Registered Nurse.



Essential Functions



Provides and documents on patient care and observes patient behaviors based on the nursing process, established hospital policies and procedures, unit specific policies and procedures, and/or Standards of Care/Practice.


Assists in the coordination of nursing/psychiatric care provided in conjunction with the multidisciplinary treatment team.


Assists in the development and facilitation of MHT goals, wrap-up, and diversional patient groups.


Participates in the safety rounds rotation and maintains accurate and detailed documentation of assigned safety rounds.


Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement process.


Practices, develops, and endorses customer service skills in relationships with internal and external customers.


Serves as the patient and family advocate with respect to patient’s right to privacy by protecting confidential information.


Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.


Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system and uses system to report potential patient safety issues.


Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care, which results in patient harm.


Attends in-services presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements to include training & competency assessment.


Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.


Other duties as assigned.





You are worth more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar:


401(k) with an employer match up to 9%

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Tuition Reimbursement

Student Loan Forgiveness

Paid Family Leave

Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision

And much more!













Licenses, Certifications & Training:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Preferred
  • BLS (American Heart Association or Military Training Network) Required
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Required Within 30 Days of Hire


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

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 have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption. 

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