Technician- Mental Health

Job Description

Mental Health Technician - Inpatient - Part Time

Position Summary: This position provides direct care to patients as delegated by and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Delivers assigned, delegated, direct care consistent with the individualized treatment plan. Performs non-patient care activities as assigned. Maintains a safe & therapeutic treatment environment.

Responsibilities

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Obtains clinical measurements.
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living.
  • Responds to patient requests timely and efficiently
  • Gathers objective data & observation about the patient
  • Conducts therapeutic activities with groups or individual patients
  • Monitors patient & environmental safety continuously
  • Documents in the electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Schedules appointments for diagnostic testing, alternative care, or patient transport.


Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED required with one (1) year experience with direct patient care in a healthcare setting. - OR -
  • High School Diploma or GED required and enrolled as an active student in a relevant degree program of nursing, psychology, social work or other related field required.
  • CPR Certification - must be obtained after hired.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Enrolled as an active student in an accredited RN program with successful completion of at least one hospital rotation.
  • Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.

Lindner Center of Hope - 4075 Old Western Row Road - Mason, OH