Mental Health Tech I
Green Oaks Behavioral Healthcare Service - Dallas - Dallas, TX

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PRINCIPLE JOB FUNCTIONS :
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Promotes a safe and secure environment to provide for the safe delivery of care
· Assists in facilitating the treatment milieu
· Communicates pertinent clinical information to the treatment team
· Interacts with patient and family in an advocacy and informative role
· Accepts assignments to various patient units and hospital departments as census dictates, and will be available for various shifts as needed
· Participates in codes to protect the patient from harming self or others
· Participates in team meetings and Quality Improvement initiatives
· Transports patients as assigned
· Collects and delivers lab specimens according to policy
· Conducts walking/exercise and community groups
· Performs skin assessments and obtains vital signs
· Assists with ADL’s and toileting as required
· Monitors patient sharps and valuables and labels/handles appropriately
· Documents in patient medical record appropriately and accurately
· Adheres to hospital polices and procedures
· Performs other duties as requested or required
· Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the Code of Conduct
Conduct reflects the Company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS :
Preferred four years experience with psychiatric patients in a healthcare or treatment setting OR Completion of specialized training program (Certified Psychiatric Tech) OR Bachelor's degree in related field OR

a Nursing student enrolled in clinical rotations. Current CPR and SAMA certification or attainment during orientation. Prefer experience and/or education in crisis stabilization, mental illness and/or chemical dependency. Strong communication skills in both oral and written format recommended. Must be flexible and service oriented.

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About this company
Green Oaks opened its doors in 1983 with the goal of becoming the premier psychiatric treatment facility in North Texas. Providing mental...