Texas Health Resources Mental Health Tech FT Nights-Arlington Memorial in Arlington, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital seeks to hire a PRN (as needed) Mental Health Technician to work in the Lab.

HOURS:

7:00 pm-7:00 am (36 hours weekly)

EDUCATION:

Minimum Education Requirements:

Required: Associate’s Degree in related field; or HS Diploma/GED with one year equivalent healthcare experience. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:

American Heart Association issued CPR within 30 days of hire; CPI within 90 days of hire.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Experience Requirements:

1 year of healthcare work experience in lieu of Associate's Degree.

Mental Health work experience preferred.

JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teamwork and collaboration; the ability to work effectively and productively with co-workers and other disciplines

Assists with all patient care provided by the multidisciplinary team.

Greets and receives patients admitting/arriving to the unit/area.

Orients patient to surroundings, reviews safety procedures, and unit rules/guidelines while coordinating with

the nurse

Prepares patient to be discharged/transferred. Assists with gathering belongings and making sure all belongings are returned to the patient (with the exception of medication).

Meets and exceeds the standard of care of safety

Serves as resource in recognizing potential complications and takes action proactively by reporting to nurse

Is proactive in addressing potential patient needs/issues and takes action to meet those needs

Consistently monitors patient activity and collects patient data according to unit standards.

Documents data legibly, per unit standard, and relays to nurse.

Communicates any changes in patient status immediately to the nurse

Consistently provides care as delegated by the nurse

Conducts rounds, documents close observation rounds per unit standards, completes environment of care rounds.

Reports hazards to proper department if they cannot be immediately corrected (i.e. entering work

orders)

MHT led groups performed on time

Assist with alerting patients to group schedule and encouraging group attendance

Proficiently identify escalating behavior/signs and symptoms in patients and immediately report to nurse

Maintains and provides service recovery and service excellence

Performs technical skills under the supervision of the RN

Perform other duties as assigned.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed, full-service medical center, has been serving Arlington and surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include emergency medicine, cardiac care, neurosciences, women’s care, orthopedics and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and a Commission on Cancer® accredited facility, with over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.