Tech - Mh/Bh (No Degree) - Nights

Universal Health Services Greenwood , IN 46142

Posted 3 months ago

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion.

In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Valle Vista Hospital:

Since 1983, Valle Vista Health System, a 132 bed facility located in Greenwood, Indiana, has been providing high-quality behavioral health care to the community. We offer care for a broad range of psychiatric and addiction disorders.

We provide care to adults, and to patients as young as age five. Our programs include inpatient, outpatient and medication-assisted treatment for adults, and residential and inpatient treatment for children and adolescents. These programs are designed to help adults, children and teens learn the necessary skills to regain confidence, heal and successfully function at home, work, school and in

their communities.

For more information about Valle Vista Health System, please visit our website at https://vallevistahospital.com/

The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Mental Health Technicians work under the direction of the Unit Program Director, Mental Health Technician Supervisor and House Supervisor/Charge Nurse.

Job Requirements

Education/Licensure: Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, counseling, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline or High School Diploma/GED with previous experience in behavioral health. Must maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state.

Experience: Related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.

Additional Requirements:
May be required to work overtime and flexible hours. Must be 21 years of age or older

Additional Information: $1000 Sign on Bonus

What do our current MHT's value at UHS?

An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Mental Health Tech (MHT) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.

Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Benefit Highlights:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Generous Paid Time Off

Free Meal

Free Basic Life Insurance

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.

All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.



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