Mental Health Technician II - Behavioral Health

Baycare Health System, Inc Dunedin , FL 34697

Posted 2 months ago

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

PreferredAssociate'sRelated FieldPreferredAssociate'sPsychology

ExperienceRequired6 months

PsychologyOr6 months

Emergency Medical TechnicianOr6 months

ParamedicPreferred1 year

Unit Secretary

Specific SkillsRequiredOrganizational skills

RequiredWork with a team

RequiredClinical skills appropriate to position

RequiredOperate a motor vehicle

RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position

RequiredTraining skills

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