Mental Health Technician (Degree Required)

Universal Health Services Centre Hall , PA 16828

Posted 2 days ago

Responsibilities

The Meadows is a 119 bed inpatient behavioral health hospital located in Centre Hall, PA, just outside State College, PA. The Meadows provides comprehensive services to children; adolescents, adults and older adults. We are committed to providing individuals and their families the hope of recovery through an environment conducive to wellness, strength-based programming, and highly competent staff.

We are seeking full-time Mental Health Technicians (MHT) to join our Evening Shift team. Responsibilities include:

Positive role modeling; Group activity facilitation; Safety rounds; Crisis intervention; Patient safety care; documentation and filing related to patient records as required; and interacting with patients to support a qualify level of patient care and treatment.

MHTs are considered part of the nursing department team and will work under the direction of the RN charge nurse each shift and report to a Unit Nurse Manager. Classroom and on the job orientation and training are provided to new team members.

Evening Shift is 3pm to 11:30pm with 1/2 hour meal break. All MHT staff will be scheduled to work every other weekend as well be scheduled to work holidays on a rotational basis.

Full time MHT positions are eligible for a Sign On Bonus. This position is also eligible for our generous paid time off program, comprehensive benefits, shift differential, employe discount program, tuition assistance/reimbursement, and 401k with employer match.

To learn more contact Human Resources at 814-364-2161.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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Qualifications

The position of Mental Health Technician (Degreed) requires the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • A minimum of one year of patient care related work experience

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced work environment

  • Committment to service excellence and quality patient care

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