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Mental Health Technician PT Night Adult Unit

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesNEW HOSPITAL LEADERSHIP!NEW STARTING SALARIES!8 hr. Night Shift, Part-time 24 hrs./week, 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. every other weekend.HAVENWYCK HOSPITAL (a UHS facility)Havenwyck Hospital s a Joint Commission-accredited and licensed psychiatric hospital, overlooking Lake Galloway in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We specialize in providing comprehensive, compassionate behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults. It is the ultimate goal of our dedicated staff to build strength, confidence and knowledge within each patient, in hopes that they may continue learning and understanding their needs and practicing self-care for the rest of their lives.For more information, please visit us at www.havenwyckhospital.com POSITION SUMMARY:The Mental Health Technician performs routine patient care duties under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. This includes: assisting with patient admissions, discharges and transfers; monitoring patients to identify verbal and non-verbal cues for potential aggressive behaviors and using the necessary intervention to de-escalate the patient appropriately. Reports alterations in sensory perceptual images, recognizing the differences between illusions, delusions and hallucinations. Monitors safety issues regarding these patients and takes action, when indicated, to prevent patient harm. Communicates these issues to the Registered Nurse. Will also assist patients with activities of daily living and encourage independent behavior with appropriate interventions on a daily basis while providing care to patients in a manner that considers safety, patients' rights, comfort and a therapeutic environmentIf you would like to learn more about this position before applying, please contact Havenwyck Hospital at 248-373-9200.BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS: Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ SubsidiariesWhat do our current employees value at Havenwyck Hospital & UHS?An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Havenwyck Hospital as a Mental Health Technician is being part of a team that's providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families, at their most vulnerable times Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS. Universal Health Services (UHS):One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED required.Prefer a minimum of two years of college in areas of psychology, social work, mental health, and other related health fields.Experience in dealing with the emotionally disturbed preferred.Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective action history, evaluation, etc.) to be considered for internal transfers.EEO StatementAll 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.NoticeAt UHS and all its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852- 3449.

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