Mental health technician
Mercy medical maryland
Job description : department : 18005_10200 office of clinical initiatives expected weekly hours : 36 shift : 12 hour night shift
Position purpose : assists the emergency room rn, social worker, psychiatrist and/or other mental health professionals in the performance of psychiatric patient care duties related to patients ‘ personal needs, comfort, and safety.
Supports the mission of che/trinity health and holy cross health.
Job description details:
Ondergrens licensure/certification required ( if applicable ) :
Bls certification required through the american heart association.
Certified nurse assistant certification required.
Ondergrens knowledge, skills, & abilities required:
High onderwijs certificaat and either educatie level activiteit in behavioral science or previous experience in mental health required. Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the english language must have visual and auditory acuity basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients, and equipment ( e. G. Beds, stretchers ). Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.
Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 35 pounds frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing
Supervised by director, nurse manager and/or designee.
Trinity health ‘s commitment to diversity and inclusion
Trinity health employs about 133, 000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that stelling differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity health ‘s dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce ( through training and education, recruitment, retention and development ), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.