Mental Health Tech

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Hickory Trail Hospital DESOTO, TX

Location
DESOTO, TX
AJE Ref #
576132143
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
87157
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description:
The 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 ages from preschool through
geriatrics. All MHT s work under the direction of a
Registered Nurse.
Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High School Degree or equivalent preferred;
or Certified Nursing Assistant preferred; Degree from an
accredited college or university in social work,
recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic
discipline.
Experience: Two years of related experience, with
knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with
understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Must maintain a valid driver's license in the
applicable state.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion
Management Aggressive Behavior Training (CPI/MAP) and
Service Excellence Training within 90 days of employment
and CPR certification within 30 days of employment.
MHT's may be required to work overtime and have flexible
hours.