Mhrt - Behavioral Health Technician

Mainegeneral Health Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:Summary:

Under the supervision of clinical leadership provides therapeutic interventions to residents/patients and assists with maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment.

The ideal candidate will have:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Certified as a Mental health Rehabilitation Technician required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare Provider required within 6 months of hire.

Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) certification within 9 months of hire.

Job Description:

Assists with ensuring the safety of the residents/patients, while helping to meet their emotional, physical, recreational, and mental health needs.

Communicates in a therapeutic manner, uses de-escalation techniques, provides crisis intervention skills and contributes to individual treatment plans.

Encourages and observes residents/patients in performing activities of daily living.

Observes and documents resident/patient behaviors and activities. Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to clinical staff.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Work Shift:

Variable (United States of America)

Job Exempt:

No

Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees' wellness - physical, emotional and financial - is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource - they're how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

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Mhrt - Behavioral Health Technician

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