Mental Health Tech in Alexandria, LA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/4/2018

Job Description

  • Perform assigned nursing tasks in a competent and timely manner
  • Monitor for behavioral improvements and reinforce these behaviors
  • Encourage patients to participate in interpersonal and other therapeutic activities to enhance their interpersonal skills
  • Reinforce new skills learned by patients from therapists, physicians and RNs that promote improved physical and/or mental wellness
  • Possess good working knowledge of basic health/disease concepts, psychosocial and spiritual needs, environmental concerns, self-care needs, educational needs
  • Exhibit basic knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and normal body functions
  • Exhibit deep respect for cultural and age related variances with patients
  • Knowledge of proper use of blood pressure equipment, thermometers and knowledge of proper procedure for taking temp, pulse, respirations ad blood pressures.
  • Basic knowledge of learning differences in both the individual and the age-related group to which the patient belongs
  • Must understand and adhere to patient bill of rights
  • Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships with co-workers
  • Order and inventory forms and medical supplies appropriately
  • Superior customer service skills including phone skills
  • Effective documentations skills
  • Must have valid GED and/or High School Diploma