Brentwood Hospital is looking for a dynamic Mental Health Technician! If you have a desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals and families for the achievement of improving their mental health. Help, by providing a safe, nurturing environment while they are with us. Hope, by providing options for continued improvement when they leave this environment.
The Mental Health Technician delivers quality direct patient care through a structured safe therapeutic environment. Responsibilities include: Contributing as an active part of the treatment team, patient close observation, patient escorts, providing redirection & consistency. This position will provide direct patient care through a structured safe therapeutic environment.
Brentwood Hospital is a 260-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment.
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
This opportunity is available to individuals who meet the following requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift & grasp Successful completion of Assessment of Care Effectiveness (ACE) test prior to hire and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) & CPR within 90 days of employment.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelors Degree in Psychology preferred
- Experience: One year of mental health experience or background required.
- Hours: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM / 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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