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Mental Health Technician Child/Adolescent Unit -PT Nights - 12-Hr Shifts

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities
Mental Health Technician - Child/Adolescent - PT Nights - 24 hrs/week - 7:00pm-7:30am - 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 environment
Duties and responsibilities, to include; but are not limited to:



  • Follows instructions given by all nursing leadership and as outlined in Hospital policies and procedures


  • Reports patient medical problems to the Registered Nurse.


  • 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.


  • Provides care to patients in a manner that considers safety, patients' rights, comfort and a therapeutic environment


  • Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients in a timely manner and completes the appropriate documentation.


    If 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 environment


    • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off


    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan


    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan


    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries


    • Free Basic Life Insurance


    • Tuition Reimbursement


    • Student Loan Repayment Program (for some degrees/restrictions apply)


    • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program


      What do our current employees value at Havenwyck Hospital and UHS?
      An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, 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.
      About Universal Health Services
      One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $14.3 billion in 2023. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies.
      Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 96,700 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related
      Qualifications


      • High 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 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.
        Avoid and Report Recruitment Scams
        At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skill set and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
        and our subsidiaries. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (e.g., Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Our recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc.
        If you suspect a fraudulent job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, we encourage you to report such concerns to appropriate law enforcement. We encourage you to refer to legitimate UHS and UHS subsidiary career websites to verify job opportunities and not rely on unsolicited calls from recruiters.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Pontiac , Mental Health Technician Child/Adolescent Unit -PT Nights - 12-Hr Shifts, Human Resources , Pontiac, Michigan

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