Mental Health Tech (CFP)
Winter Haven Hospital - Winter Haven, FL

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Job Summary:
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, plans, oversees, and encourages involvement of adult and geriatric patients in therapeutic activities and groups in order to assist them in raising their functional level. Assists licensed nursing staff in observing and monitoring behavior and the physical state of patients with emotional and/or behavioral problems. Maintains all required medical record documents and charts patient’s participation. Assists the nurse with the admission and discharge process.

Knowledge & Skills Required:
Knowledge of basic patient care procedures

Education & Experience Required:
High school diploma
Successful completion of an accredited nursing assistant certification program or enrollment in an accredited LPN or RN program or recent experience of at least one year in hospital based patient care position or one year experience in CFP or related behavioral health position or current enrollment in a BS program in Psychology or Social Service programs

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration Required:
Must obtain certification in Health Care Provider CPR and Crisis Prevention Interventions (CPI) prior to assignment in the clinical area

Physical Demands for Essential Functions of the Job:
Physical ability required to walk and stand for up to eighty percent of work time and to physically restrain patients (less than ten percent of work time)

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