Mental Health Tech, 7A - 7P, Full Time

UT Health East Texas Tyler , TX 75701

Posted 4 months ago


Advancing Healthcare Together The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas

Why UT Health - East Texas?

Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.

Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.

Our UT Health Behavioral Health Center hospital is seeking an experienced Mental Health Tech. We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Behavioral Health Center where you will be responsible for:

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Provides direct patient care as assigned by the charge nurse

  • Uses specific skills in working with age specific populations of patients

  • Effective in stressful situations and able to maintain an orderly environment

  • Functions as an effective team member under the direction of the RN in the multidisciplinary team

  • Conducts their assignments and conduct themselves in a courteous, caring and professional manner

Job Requirements


So what experience are we looking for in our Mental Health Techs?

  • Two or more years college credit in a human service field or the equivalency in experience

  • Previous experience preferred

  • Practice in a Psychiatric Hospital setting is preferred

  • Certified Nursing Aid preferred

  • CPR and PMAB required

Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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