CNA/Mental health technician--full-time

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Heritage Oaks Hospital SACRAMENTO, CA

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High School Diploma or GED


Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the
nation's largest and most respected health care
management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and
ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The
UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health
care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a
strong franchise based on exceptional service and
effective cost control. Our success comes from a
responsive management style and a service philosophy
based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Built in 1988, Heritage Oaks Hospital has long been
highly regarded as an integral part of the greater
Sacramento and northern California mental health system.
Heritage Oaks Hospital was recognized by the Joint
Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
for 2011 and 2012. Conveniently located in the northern
part of Sacramento, Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited
125-bed acute psychiatric facility offering a full range
of individually tailored treatment services to
adolescents, adults and senior adults. Heritage Oaks
provides confidential no-cost assessments as a community
service. The hospital is a Medicare provider, and has
contracts with most commercial health insurance plans,
Medi-Cal and Medicare HMOs. The candidate selected will
be responsible for the following:
The CNA / 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 adolescent
through geriatrics. Mental Health Technicians work under
the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Please keep in mind that an employment application
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All proper nouns should be capitalized. Your application
may not be considered if you do not capitalize proper
It is not professional to wear jeans to an interview.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent; or
Certified Nursing Assistant; or;
Experience: Two (2) years of related experience, with
knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with
understanding of mental illness preferred.
Licensure: None.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of Handle
With Care (HWC) training (provided in-house) including
de-escalation and appropriate use of seclusion and
restraint within the first 30 days of employment and
required prior to assisting in the procedures. Incumbent
may be required to work overtime and flexible hours.
Must maintain current CPR certification.
All proper nouns should be capitalized on your
application. All lower case should not be used (does not
look professional). Don't forget to list your education
on your application!
Please do not wear jeans to an interview or to complete
an assessment.
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