Mental Health Technician

Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Houston , TX 77080

Posted 1 week ago

Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is currently recruiting for Per Diem Mental Health Technicians. Shifts are from 7am- 3pm, 3pm- 11pm, and 11pm- 7am.

HBHH is seeking MHT's to deliver quality psychiatric care to patients who are hospitalized with psychiatric/emotional disorders.

The Mental health technicians demonstrates basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate effectively and carry out delegated tasks for psychiatric patients. The mental health tech functions under the guidance and supervision of the registered nurse in meeting the psychiological and psychosocial needs of the patient. The mental health tech also records data and performs treatments and procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures and reports observations and patient problems to the licensed nures.

Performs other duties assigned.

Requirements

Must be 18 years or older and have High School graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 2 years of previous experience as a mental health technician,

CNA preferred.

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