MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN II - NIGHTS - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - RECOVERY CENTER

BayCare Lutz, FL

About the Job

Description:

At BayCare, we are proud to be one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay area. Our network currently consists of 15 community-based hospitals, a long-term acute care facility, home health services, outpatient centers and 5,240 physicians. Our team members focus on tomorrow by achieving personal and professional success today. That's why you'll thrive in our forward-thinking culture, where we combine the best technology with compassionate service. We blend high-tech with high-touch in ways that are advancing superior health care throughout the communities we serve.

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
RequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)
RequiredDriver's LicenseIf applicable
PreferredCNA (Nursing Assistant)
PreferredPatient Care Technician

Education
RequiredHigh School or Equivalent
OrBachelor'sRelated field in lieu of experience
PreferredAssociate'sRelated Field
PreferredAssociate'sPsychology

Experience
Required6 monthsPsychology
Or6 monthsEmergency Medical Technician
Or6 monthsParamedic
Preferred1 yearUnit Secretary

Specific Skills
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredClinical skills appropriate to position
RequiredOperate a motor vehicle
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredTraining skills