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Mental Health Tech

Job Description

The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. MHT's work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Degree or equivalent preferred; or Certified Nursing Assistant preferred;



Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline.



Experience:  One year of related experience, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.



Licensure:   Must maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state.



Additional Requirements: Successful completion CPR certification and CPI training to within 90 days of employment prior to assisting with restraining procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Monroe
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Ridgeview Institute - Smyrna/Monroe

Ridgeview Institute, a private hospital treating people with addiction or mental health problems, has earned a national reputation for care and service. Since 1976, more than 90,000 people have turned to Ridgeview in crisis, in despair, and in hope. At our two quiet campuses in suburban Atlanta, patients and their families find the highest-quality treatment, grounded in the experience and compassion of our clinical leaders and staff. Through a comprehensive array of programs, we serve youth, young adults, adults, older adults, and professionals who need intervention, and women affected by eating disorders. Every program at Ridgeview helps the patient acquire both the courage and the skills to begin a new life. Learn More

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US-GA-Monroe
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Ridgeview Institute - Smyrna/Monroe
Company:
US-GA-Monroe
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. MHT's work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Degree or equivalent preferred; or Certified Nursing Assistant preferred;



Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline.



Experience:  One year of related experience, with a knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.



Licensure:   Must maintain a valid driver's license in the applicable state.



Additional Requirements: Successful completion CPR certification and CPI training to within 90 days of employment prior to assisting with restraining procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.

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