Community Health Systems Mental Health Technician - First Hospital - Adolescent 1 - 0.9 FT N/W (12 hours) in Kingston, Pennsylvania

Description:

Under the administrative andclinical supervision of the Head Nurse, the Mental Health Technician maintainsa safe and therapeutic environment; provides direct psychosocial and physicalnursing care to patients, in both individual and group settings; and implementsthe program schedule according to the patient s individual treatment plan.

Qualifications

One(1) year experience in the human service field is preferred; internships/fieldplacement experience acceptable. Ability to develop and maintain therapeuticrelationships with patients and family members/significant others; demonstratesverbal and written communication skills and the ability to express ideas in aclear, concise and legible form; ability to interface with all disciplines;ability to organize and prioritize multifaceted workload; exercises tact,diplomacy and good judgment at all times.

BLS required, must be completed prior to end of orientation period; mustpossess a valid Pennsylvania Drivers s License.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Wilkes-Barre Behav Hosp

Location: PA-Kingston

Requisition ID: 1834153

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.