Mental Health Technician (F/T, Nights, RTC)
Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health - N Charleston, SC

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Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health

is a 112 bed acute and residential psychiatric hospital located in historic Charleston, SC. We offer both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Palmetto is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

We have a current opening for one F/T Nights ONLY Mental Health Technician on our Residential Treatment Unit serving females ages 7-21 .

The responsibilities include:

1. To provide direct patient care to patients with psychiatric disorders, addictive disease disorders or related substance abuse or chemical dependency problems or those dually diagnosed with psychiatric and chemically dependency disorders

2. To ensure the safety and well-being of these patients

3. To support the maintenance of therapeutic milieu

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications for F/T Mental Health Technician :

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree Psychology, Sociology or related field preferred.

Experience: One to two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Age-Specific Competencies: Child and Adolescent

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