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Mental Health Technician PRN

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

HCA Healthcare Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, TN
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Code: 00584-11724

PRN/Per Diem


Working under the supervision of nursing, the Mental Health Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

* Provide age and culturally appropriate care including conducting and assisting in therapeutic groups and activities.

* Monitor, record, and communicate patient condition with doctors, nurses, and social service representatives.

* Teaches and assists patients in the process of utilizing behavioral modification plans as indicated on the master treatment plan.

* Preserve privacy through maintenance of confidentiality in communication, patient care, and documentation.

* Orients and mentors new staff members.

Position Requirements
Licensure/Certification/Registration: B.L.S. / CPI
*Obtained/maintained within the timeframes required by hospital policy.
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: 1 year preferred

Last Edited: 08/10/2016