Mental Health Technician, Full Time Inpatient Adult, Day Shift
Position Type - Full Time
Job Shift - Day
Join us as a Mental Health Technician!
Full Time 32 Hours - 7:00am - 3:30pm (Weekend and Holiday Rotation required)
As Mental Health Technician for MiraVista in Holyoke, Massachusetts, you'll bring your experience and knowledge where your voice matters. A Mental Health Technician is an integral part of our multidisciplinary treatment team. You will provide direct care and support not only to our patients but also their families and make decisions that impact the lives of your peers, your patients, and your community. In exchange, we will care for you as much as you care for our patients.
How You Care for Our Patients
As a Mental Health Technician, you will maintain a safe therapeutic milieu on inpatient psychiatric units. You will also conduct safety checks, monitor patients, assist with ADL's, de-escalate acute situations, and provide supportive interactions with patients. You'll make decisions that impact the lives of your peers, your patients, and your community. In exchange, we will care for you as much as you care for our patients.
How We Care for You
When you join the growing MiraVista team, you're not just taking a job, you're making a difference in people's lives. As our team member, you'll receive:
Medical, Dental, and Vision
Employer paid short term disability (STD), long term disability (LTD)
Employer paid life and AD&D Insurance
Generous Paid Time Off
Flexible Spending Account
You Bring Meaningful Experience
Successful candidates will have:
High School Diploma. Bachelor's degree in psychology or human services field preferred.
Previous PCT/PCA, CNA or Medical Assistant experience required.
Bachelor's degree may be considered in lieu of experience.
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries.
Previous experience in psychiatric or substance inpatient, restraint reduction de-escalation, and crisis intervention is preferred.
Conduct patient observation and rounds.
Assists staff with patient care while following treatment plans.
Observe and monitor patient's progress and reports observations to staff.
Develop a therapeutic relationship with patients while maintaining professional boundaries.
Assist patients with activities of daily living skills, as necessary.
Provide appropriate supervision of patients' activities.
Responsible for safety monitoring of patients of the unit.
Process admissions belongings.
Complete documentation in the EMR system.
Facilitate patient groups.
Work collaboratively with the Interdisciplinary Team
Required to float to all units as needed
How To Apply
Apply online at - www.miravistabhc.cares/careers/