::Come join our team of dedicated professionals! We are currently hiring Mental Health Techs!
Meridell Achievement Center is a nationally recognized 134-bed private residential treatment facility that specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents who have emotional, behavioral and neurobehavioral problems. Meridell has been providing exceptional care for our patients for over 50 years.
Meridell is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. UHS has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's top 500 public companies as well as Fortune list of 500 "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2017 and 2018!
MENTAL HEALTH TECH:
Our Mental Health Technician, (MHT) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Our MHT provides group "activities" and assists with milieu management and work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
If you would like to learn more about the MHT position please contact Lori Loop, at Lori.Loop@uhsinc.com.
::Education: High School Degree or equivalent; Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.
Experience: Preferred experience as an MHT or C.N.A., with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness.
Licensure: Registration as Nursing Assistant, preferred.
MHT's must successfully complete CPR, 1st Aid, Handle with Care and Verbal De-Escalation Certification. MHT/CNA's are occasionally required to work overtime and flexible hours.
Shift: 8 hours - days, evenings, nights available
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