Mental Health Technician Psychiatric Senior Adult PRN

HCA Kansas City , MO 64126

Posted 2 days ago

Research PsychiatricCenter, Kansas City, MO

Mental Health Technician Senior Adult Unit

At Research PsychiatricCenter, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of humanlife. Research Psychiatric Center has provided comprehensive behavioralhealth services for more than 25 years to teenagers, adults and seniorsdealing with emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.

Are you looking for aplace to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the bestresources 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 Senior Adult Unit isan 18 bed unit that offers a specific inpatient treatment program for thegeriatric 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 whyemployees love working in the Senior Adult Unit:

  • Team work
  • Staff work togetherto ensure excellent patient care. We treat each other with respect andopinions are valued
  • Support
  • The support from thesupervisors and from co-workers is impressive. If a need is found our teamimmediately begins to work towards filling the need.
  • Communication
  • No matter whattime of the day or night if a issues arises someone on this team will takethe time to ensure you are heard and try to follow through or up with theissue. We strive to inform the team.

About ResearchPsychiatric Center:

Our mental healthprograms offer a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatment and communitybased 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.

Our treatment plans arecreated to fit each patient's individual health needs. Our 100 bedfacility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation ofHealthcare Organizations and from the State of Missouri. All hospital basedservices include full psychiatric, psychosocial and medical evaluations.

Learn more about workingat Research Psychiatric Center: http://researchpsychiatriccenter.com/about/

Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of RN, TeamCharge Nurse, Unit Manager or Medical Staff provides nursing care tomentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients in psychiatric hospitaland participates in treatment programs.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GEDrequired

  • Missouri Certified NurseAssistant preferred

  • American Heart Association BLSfor Healthcare Providers required.

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention(NVCI) required upon hire or within 90 days of hire.

  • One to two years relatedexperience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education andexperience.

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