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Mental Health Technician

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

At CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs patients are at the heart of our care. Our campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services include a new pavilion featuring enhancements in heart and vascular care surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.

Immediate opportunity for a Mental Health Technician - Mercy Hospital - Council Bluffs, IA

Sign on bonus: $5,000

We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being.

With you in mind, we offer the following benefits to support your work/life balance:

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Direct Primary Plan (No copay, no deductible, and access to CHI Health provider 24/7)

Premium Access to our Family Care Program supporting your needs for childcare, pet care, and/or adult dependent care

Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

Adoption Assistance

Wellness Programs

Flexible spending accounts

CHI Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 150+ clinics delivering quality care to patients across Nebraska and southeast Iowa. Our full-service network provides a variety of Primary Care & Priority Care Services, including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine, in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.

Responsibilities

In healthcare, we all agree that support is a must in order to be successful. This position will support our healthcare teams by ensuring they have everything they need in order to care for our patients. We couldn't do it without you! If you have a passion for supporting others and enhancing patient experience, we want to talk to you.

Expectations:

Assists patients in the development of individuality and appropriate methods of self-expression through promoting an environment in which the patient can problem-solve and test out new behaviors

Assists the patients in acknowledging and accepting responsibility for psychological and behavioral patterns through providing feedback and positive reinforcement, consistently applying program rights and regulations, behavior modification program and communicating in an appropriate manner with the patient

Participates in admission procedures; orients patient and family (significant others) to unit and program

Performs basic tasks on the patient such as patient safety rounding, admissions, vital signs, blood pressure, specimen collection, accu checks, weighing and assisting with activities of daily living

Qualifications

High School Diploma with at least 1 year of experience preferred

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Human Service field or Graduate of a Psychiatric Assistant or Nurse Aide training program or one year experience in the Behavioral Health field

Certification Mental Health Tech - preferred

Pay Range

$14.78 - $20.33 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiatives, Council Bluffs , Mental Health Technician, Professions , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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