Driver / Mental Health Tech - Outpatient Services

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Georgetown , TX 78626

Posted 2 weeks ago

This is a PRN/Per Diem position as a Mental Health Technician and Driver for our Outpatient services. The Outpatient Mental Health Tech is responsible for providing direct patient care and transportation services to all patients with emotional or psychiatric disorders. In this position you would be responsible in supporting the therapeutic milieu and ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients.

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in patients' treatment plans by monitoring patients' progress, communicating information regarding patients' behavior to other members of treatment team.
  • Maintains communication with patient, family members, and referral sources in patients' interest.
  • Co-facilitates educational and community groups within the context of the adolescent treatment program encouraging and facilitating patients' participation in therapeutic activities.
  • Supervises patients to ensure their safety and their involvement in treatment and during transport.
  • Participate in maintaining the therapeutic milieu on the unit, enforces the level system or other methods of behavior management.
  • Maintain patient, program, department, and related documentation.
  • Orient new patients to unit, program and milieu.
  • Carry out general nursing assistance as assigned and supervised by nurse in charge.
  • Maintains a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for patients.
  • Assists patients in carrying out activities of daily living, when congruent with the patients' treatment plan and needs, age, and developmental level.
  • Carry out clerical/administrative assignment to support patient care and department and hospital operations.
  • Transports patients to and from the hospital and other locations, in a van or bus, for special activities.
  • Completes all required transportation reports.
  • Cleans and services vehicle with fuel, lubricants and accessories.
  • Participates in activities which enhance professional growth and development.
  • Upholds the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the hospital.

If you are among the most competitive and qualified candidates for the job, you will be contacted directly by one of our hiring managers. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status. Good Luck & we hope to meet you soon!

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions exclusively on the basis of merit. We prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transitioning status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Requirements

Job Requirements

Education - High school, GED, or equivalent preferred.

Experience Experience in healthcare environment preferred.

Required Licenses

  • Valid Texas Driver License
  • Must also have a good driving record and knowledge of driving safety rules

Additional Requirements:
Must obtain and maintain approved CPR certification as well as successful completion of Management of Assaultive Behavior training including restraint and seclusion policies prior to assuming patient care responsibility.

Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, company paid disability, 401(k) and a generous amount of paid time off.

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Driver / Mental Health Tech - Outpatient Services

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute