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Tech - MH/bh (no Degree) Nsf1

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. We specialize in inpatient hospitalization, drug and alcohol detox, rehabilitation, and provide intensive outpatient treatment for mental health and substance abuse. . Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care. Reno, "The Biggest Little City" is also home to several casinos, excellent museums and in close proximity to beautiful Lake Tahoe, Mount Rose Ski Resort, and Truckee Riverwalk. West Hills offers comprehensive benefits, such as: Challenging and rewarding work environment Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan Generous Paid Time Off 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Job Description: The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. The Mental Health Technician assists in providing basic physical, social, spiritual and safety needs of patients through the implementation of appropriate therapeutic approaches and related nursing functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and or Program Director and within the scope of the Mental Health Technician position. The Mental Health Technician will care for youth and adults patients. Thereby, he/she will be responsible for basic patient care supervision, transport, participation in recreational activities and other assigned functions according to philosophy, goals and functions of the hospital. The Mental Health Technician provides documentation in the medical record, facilitates group activities and maintains a clean, safe environment. Responsible for the effective milieu management. Qualifications Job Requirements: Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the State of Nevada is welcomed but not mandatory. College credits toward a behavioral science (Psychology, Social work and Sociology) undergraduate degree preferred. Experience: Minimum one year in an inpatient or partial psychiatric/mental health setting with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques, demonstrated understanding of mental illness and related behavioral management techniques, and development of therapeutic and management programs targeted for special population preferred. Licensure: Certified Nursing Certification preferred, but not a requirement Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of Handle With Care, including restraint and seclusion policies within 30 days of employment, and prior to assisting in restraining procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449

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