Mental Health Tech

Touro New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 2 weeks ago

Children#s Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic#Mental Health Tech in the Adolescent Behavioral Health department.#The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children#s to grow as an organization.

Children#s Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. Position Summary:
# Supports and implements the mission, vision, and core values of Children#s Hospital.

Responsible for direct and indirect patient care. Responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse (RN) with direct and indirect patient care activities. Assists in the delivery of care to the psychiatric patient who has acute behavioral disorder or an exacerbation of a chronic psychiatric illness.

The l#4HT will work with patients who may be experiencing both medical and psychiatric problems. The Mental Health Technician will utilize communication and documentation skills listed in collaboration with RNs, LPNS, and other team members to fulfill performance requirements. They assist patients with activities of daily living(ADl#s), personal care and comfort measures, as well as, assist with certain behavioral interventions and tests/procedures under the direction and supervision of a RN.

The Mental Health Technician functions as a role model for professional staff-to-staff and staff-to-patient interactions Participation in performance improvement activities ensures important processes and activities are measured, assessed and improved. The talented Mental Health Tech will possess the following: Must have a degree in Psychology or related field Must have BLS Certification from American Heart Association# Experience preferred but will consider new graduates # As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family.

For more information please go to#www.chnola.org. Children#s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disabilities.

Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Mental Health Tech in the Adolescent Behavioral Health department. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a 247-bed, not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South.

Position Summary:

Supports and implements the mission, vision, and core values of Children's Hospital.

Responsible for

direct and indirect patient care. Responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse (RN) with direct and

indirect patient care activities. Assists in the delivery of care to the psychiatric patient who has acute

behavioral disorder or an exacerbation of a chronic psychiatric illness.

The l'4HT will work with patients

who may be experiencing both medical and psychiatric problems.

The Mental Health Technician will utilize communication and documentation skills listed in collaboration

with RNs, LPNS, and other team members to fulfill performance requirements. They assist patients with

activities of daily living(ADl's), personal care and comfort measures, as well as, assist with certain

behavioral interventions and tests/procedures under the direction and supervision of a RN.

The Mental

Health Technician functions as a role model for professional staff-to-staff and staff-to-patient interactions

Participation in performance improvement activities ensures important processes and activities are

measured, assessed and improved.

The talented Mental Health Tech will possess the following:

Must have a degree in Psychology or related field

Must have BLS Certification from American Heart Association

Experience preferred but will consider new graduates

As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family.

For more information please go to www.chnola.org.

Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disabilities.



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