Research Psychiatric Center, Kansas City, MO
Mental Health Technician Senior Adult Unit
At Research Psychiatric Center, above all else, weare committed to the care and improvement of human life. Research PsychiatricCenter has provided comprehensive behavioral health services for more than 25 years to teenagers, adults and seniorsdealing with emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.
Are youlooking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offersthe best resources to not only the community, but also its employees?
Working in geriatricsgives nurses the opportunity to make a difference while working with otherdedicated and experienced professionals.
The SeniorAdult Unit is an 18 bed unit that offers a specific inpatient treatment programfor the geriatric population. We strive to set a safe patient to nurse ratio toaccommodate the unit's acuity and promote patient safety. We have rearrangedour orientation process to help our new employees feel empowered and confidentwhen they come to the floor. We recognize staff in several ways including usinga program called Above All Else that allows public recognition and point awardsfor staff.
Top 3 reasons why employees love working in the Senior Adult Unit:
Teamwork: Staff work together to ensure excellent patient care. We treat each otherwith respect and opinions are valued.
Support:The support from the supervisors and from co-workers is impressive. If a needis found our team immediately begins to work towards filling the need.
Communication:No matter what time of the day or night if a issues arises someone on this teamwill take the time to ensure you are heard and try to follow through or up withthe issue. We strive to inform the team.
About Research Psychiatric Center:
Ourmental health programs offer a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatmentand community based outpatient behavioral healthcare. Our professional staff includespsychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and licensed professionalcounselors, all with special training to care for people with mental, emotionalor behavioral disorders. We are dedicated to helping our patients find theirpath to recovery through therapy, counseling and other treatment methods. Ourtreatment plans are created to fit each patient's individual health needs. Our 100 bed facility is fully accredited bythe Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and from the
State of Missouri. All hospital based services include full psychiatric,psychosocial and medical evaluations.
Learnmore about working at Research Psychiatric Center: http://researchpsychiatriccenter.com/about/
High School Diploma or GED required
Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant preferred
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required.
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) required upon hire or within 90 days of hire.
One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.