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