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Texas Health Resources Mental Health Technician - Full Time Nights - Travel DFW in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Mental Health Technician to work Full Time Nights in the Central Staffing Office. This position requires travel to different THR entities throughout the DFW Metroplex.

The address is 612 East Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011. Work location will vary.

Salary range is set $16.50

Work Schedule:

  • Full Time; 36 Hours

  • 7:00 pm to 7:00 am; Weeknights/Weekends

  • Must be willing to travel to different THR entities around the DFW Metroplex

Job Description:

  • Consistently monitors patient activity and collects patient data according to unit standards. Documents data legibly, per unit standard, and relays to nurse. Communicates any changes in patient status immediately to the nurse

  • Assists with and helps coordinate patient care

  • Teamwork and collaboration; the ability to work effectively and productively with co-workers and other disciplines

  • Safe Patient Care

  • Maintains and provides service recovery

  • Acts as a positive representative in the workplace as well as the community

  • Performs technical skills under the supervision of the RN

  • Professional Responsibility

  • Demonstrates initiative for ongoing learning and professional growth

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 1-year Mental Health or Patient Care Technician experience required or

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent with a CNA – Certified Nurse Aid Certification required or

  • Associates Degree in a healthcare related field required or

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a healthcare related field preferred

  • 1 year within the last three years (excluding residency/orientation) required

  • Experience as a Behavioral Health Tech, Mental Health Tech, PCT or CNA in a Behavioral Health setting highly preferred

Licenses and Certifications:

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire And

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Upon Hire And

  • ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually within 6 Months Or

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 30 Days And

  • ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually within12 Months

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights:

  • 2020 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (6 th year in a row)

  • 2019 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)

  • 2018 & 2019 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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