JOB SUMMARY :|
The Mental Health Technician assists the professional nursing personnel by performing patient care, activities, and specific tasks under the direction supervision of an RN or LPN in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of West Florida Healthcare. Functions as a member of the therapeutic team within limits as designated by policies and procedures. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior.
Education : A current Florida CNA license or Behavioral Health Technician certification is required.
Experience : None required. Behavioral Health Tech, CNA, Patient Care Tech, or equivalent work experience providing direct patient care in an acute hospital or inpatient behavioral healthcare setting is preferred.
Education : High school diploma or GED is required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in psychology, counseling or social science preferred.
Experience : Behavioral Health Tech, CNA, Patient Care Tech, or equivalent work experience providing direct patient care in an acute hospital or inpatient behavioral healthcare setting is required.
Skills/Abilities : Organizational, communication, and customer service skills in a detail-oriented, customer-focused organization are required. Ability to take vital signs is required. CPI certification is a plus.
Position Interacts with : Patients, families, physicians, students, staff, outside agencies, clergy, and other departments.
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