The Mental Health Technician II provides direct patient care to psychiatric inpatients under the direct Supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides ongoing monitoring and observation of patients to Ensure safety and well being.
Promotes communication and therapeutic relationships with patients. Assists with physical care under the direction of a RN. Promotes coordination of the unit by Completing orders, making phone calls and directing calls and information to the charge nurse.
Certifications and Licensures
RequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)RequiredDriver's LicenseIf applicable
PreferredCNA (Nursing Assistant)PreferredPatient Care Technician
EducationRequiredHigh School or EquivalentOrBachelor'sRelated field in lieu of experience
Emergency Medical TechnicianOr6 months
Specific SkillsRequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredClinical skills appropriate to position
RequiredOperate a motor vehicle
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
Baycare Health System, Inc