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Mental Health Tech - Intake Dept. (M-F 5:30pm-2:00am) - (111418)

Universal Health Services
Bradenton, FL 34205
  • Job Code
    111418

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is a private, acute inpatient psychiatric facility designed to provide quality services in a supportive environment to children, adolescents and adults.

The Hospital is looking for a Mental Health Tech. In this positionyou will be responsible for ensuring the safety of patients in the Intake Department and assisting the Intake Department to maintain compliance with all policies and procedures.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets patients and families upon arrival to the Intake Department
  • Help orient the patient to Intake and the process
  • Conducts initial safety search of all patients upon arrival
  • Conducts patient monitoring and observation 15 minute checks
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians
  • React calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
Job Requirements

Must be able to pass a Level 2 Background Screening and Pre-employment Drug Test.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Bachelors Degree in psychology or related field preferred.

Experience: Minimum 1 year previous psychiatric/behavioral direct care experience in a psychiatric hospital setting as a Mental Health Tech working with children, adolescents and/or adults.

Skills: Demonstrates the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements: Extensive walking, standing, sitting, Must be able to lift over fifty (50 lbs.) pounds. Must be to participate in the physical restraint and seclusion of patients. Must be able to participate in and complete Handle With Care Training on an annual basis.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-17

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Mental Health Tech - Intake Dept. (M-F 5:30pm-2:00am) - (111418)

Universal Health Services
Bradenton, FL 34205

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