Mental Health Technician - 12 Hour Shifts in New Baltimore, MI at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  1. Assists in initial and on-going identification of patient problems and strengths.
  2. Works cooperatively with interdisciplinary team members to assist in the development of treatment plans.
  3. Communicates patient status to registered nurse.
  4. Provides individual and group intervention to meet patient needs as directed by the registered nurse.
  5. Leads or co-leads supportive groups, as determined by the manager.
  6. Supports patients in developing social, daily living and problem solving skills through individual, group or milieu contact
  7. Responds to and follows through with patient needs and requests
  8. Assists patients in their relationships with others in the milieu
  9. Fosters a milieu that is conducive to communication and cooperation among patients, families, visitors and staff
  10. Identifies own role limitations and uses appropriate clinical resources
  11. Documents timely, accurate and appropriate rounding information in patient's medical record;
  12. Assists in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.
  13. Follows established policies, procedures and standards for patient care.
  14. Monitors patients on one to one status.
  15. Demonstrates competencies in providing care to adolescent and adult patients in inpatient in mental health care settings.
  16. Visually observe and document patient's verbal and behavioral responses
  17. Communicate clearly and effectively to nurses, physicians, patients, families, guests and other members of the health care team
  18. Maintains patient information in confidential manner.
  19. Attends hospital orientation, staff meetings and keeps all yearly mandatories up-to-date as required by HOH.
  20. Perform all other duties as assigned.