Mental Health Technician (MHT) team members must be passionate about providing the highest level of care and service to our patients. MHT team members are direct patient care providers responsible for positive role modeling, crisis intervention, and patient safety. Assists in the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Communicates and collaborates with care team members in implementing the plan of care to meet individualized and developmental patient care outcomes. Utilizes information to continuously improve patient care and practice to enhance outcomes. Partners with Registered Nurse to create a professional development plan to provide employee with the necessary skills to deliver up-to date patient care.
Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
Answers call lights and responds to patients' needs appropriately and promptly.
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
Collects and documents patient information as needed (including weight and vital signs).
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
Transfers, moves and repositions patients as assigned.