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Mental Health Technician - Part Time

Company: Cedar Ridge Hospital
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesNEW STARTING SALARIES - REFERRAL BONUS OPTIONSCedar Ridge Behavioral Hospital (a UHS facility):Cedar Ridge Behavioral Hospital provides short-term, inpatient psychiatric services for ages 5-17. Cedar Ridge is a behavioral health facility that encompasses a 116-bed acute psychiatric hospital and residential treatment center on a beautifully wooded campus with a stocked pond, school, outdoor courtyard and playground.For more information, please visit us at www.cedarridgebhs.comPosition Summary:Mental Health Technicians provide direct care and supervision for residents, assure residents are kept safe, learn and practice appropriate hygiene and self-help skills, and are aware of rules and expectations. Act as a role model for residents, demonstrating effective problem solving and decision-making skills. Assist in providing recreational and therapeutic activities for the residents, transporting residents to and from medical appointments, and assuring scheduled programming is carried out. Perform duties as assigned in accordance with the ANA Standards of Practice for Psychiatric Mental Health Care, and facility mission, values, policies, and behavioral standards. Mental Health Technicians report to the Milieu Manager under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer.WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT CEDAR RIDGE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND UHS?An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive CompensationUniversal Health Services (UHS)One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.QualificationsREQUIREMENTS:Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related field preferred.Experience: Six months to one year of experience working with a psychiatric in-patient population preferred.Work Hours: This shift 2pm-10:30pm / Part time 24 hours a weekMust be able to work 8 hours/day.Required to work every other weekend shifts

Keywords: Cedar Ridge Hospital, Oklahoma City , Mental Health Technician - Part Time, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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