Mental Health Tech IPF
Per Diem (PRN)
JFK North Campus
West Palm Beach, FL
One family. Same exceptional care with access to a larger network of services. West Palm Hospital is now JFK Medical Center North Campus, an extension of your trusted JFK Medical Center family. By expanding our footprint, we are proud to offer you the best in comprehensive services and care.
Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, JFK North Campus is a 245-bed acute care facility with over 40 years' experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes JFK North Campus as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve.
The hospital employs over 600 full and part-time employees and over 900 members on its medical staff. With our top-notch specialists, state-of-the-art equipment, highly skilled and compassionate caring staff, we are committed to delivering pleasant patient experiences and positive medical outcomes.
JFK North Campus is accredited by the Joint Commission and holds designation as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center. JFK North Campus is proud to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). These distinctions are a direct result of our physicians and employees' commitment to clinical excellence.
JFK Medical Center North Campus is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Working under the supervision of a nurse, 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 in the Mental Health unit include:
Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
Assists patients in ambulating.
Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
Performs non sterile dressing changes.
Passes and collects bed pans.
Changes bed linens.
Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required
High School Graduate or equivalent required.
Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider required.
At least one year of experience working within the mental health/behavior health unit strongly preferred.
Certification as a Behavior Health Tech desired.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.