MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN II - NIGHTS - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - MORTON PLANT HOSPITAL

BayCare Clearwater, FL

About the Job

Description:

BayCare Health System is currently in search of our newest Team Member who is passionate about providing outstanding customer service to our community at Morton Plant Hospital. In 2019, Morton Plant Hospital continues to be a leader in its field, having been nationally recognized by IBM Watson Health as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the country for the 7th time. The 599-bed facility provides highly technical and specialized care to more than 50,000 patients annually and works in more than 50 specialty areas.

The Mental Health Technician II provides direct patient care to psychiatric inpatients under the direct Supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides ongoing monitoring and observation of patients to Ensure safety and well being. Promotes communication and therapeutic relationships with patients. Assists with physical care under the direction of a RN. Promotes coordination of the unit by Completing orders, making phone calls and directing calls and information to the charge nurse.



Qualifications:

Certifications and Licensures

Required BLS (Basic Life Support)
Required Driver's License If applicable
Preferred CNA (Nursing Assistant)
Preferred Patient Care Technician


Education

Required High School or Equivalent
Or Bachelor's Related field in lieu of experience
Preferred Associate's Related Field
Preferred Associate's Psychology


Experience

Required 6 months Psychology
Or 6 months Emergency Medical Technician
Or 6 months Paramedic
Preferred 1 year Unit Secretary


Specific Skills

Required Organizational skills
Required Work with a team
Required Clinical skills appropriate to position
Required Operate a motor vehicle
Required Computer skills appropriate to position
Required Training skills