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Mental Health Technician, Sr Behavioral Health, Part time, NOC (.4 FTE)

Job Description

Watertown Regional Medical Center

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) is responsible to assist with nursing care of the patient, within the Senior Behavioral Health unit. Working under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Behavioral Health Patient Care Partner performs basic nursing care, assists patients with activities of daily living, maintains a safe and therapeutic environment and assists in the admission, provision of care, discharge and transfer of patients. Will work collaboratively as a part of a patient focused team to provide excellent care and services in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Care is provided based on individual treatment plan with specific attention to the age and developmental stage of the patient, cultural factors, level of functioning, mental status, medical issues and family/living environment affecting treatment.



Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Associates degree preferred

Minimum requirement of current CNA, EMT or LPN certification/license issued by the State of Wisconsin, required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) required


Required Skills

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Must be able to work with several distractions including light conversations.
  • Must be able to deal with aggressive, hostile and irrational behaviors of patients.
  • Must be able to respond immediately in crisis situations concerning patients and/or family members.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Job Snapshot

Location US-WI-Watertown
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Watertown Regional Medical Center

What began as a 16-bed hospital on Main Street has transformed into a comprehensive health system, providing state-of-the-art facilities, world class technology and advanced clinical programming to residents of Dodge and Jefferson counties in Wisconsin. Our network includes primary care and specialty clinics throughout the region, delivering a full range of high-quality outpatient and inpatient services. We are committed to keeping quality healthcare close to home, with a focus on maintaining and growing local primary and specialty care services. As we move forward on a partnership with LifePoint Health, we are more excited about the future than ever. We believe local communities should be involved in decision making about their healthcare. LifePoint shares our commitment to Watertown, and our joint venture preserves a strong local voice in the strategic direction of WRMC. Learn More

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US-WI-Watertown
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Watertown Regional Medical Center
Company:
US-WI-Watertown
Location:
Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Watertown Regional Medical Center

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) is responsible to assist with nursing care of the patient, within the Senior Behavioral Health unit. Working under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, the Behavioral Health Patient Care Partner performs basic nursing care, assists patients with activities of daily living, maintains a safe and therapeutic environment and assists in the admission, provision of care, discharge and transfer of patients. Will work collaboratively as a part of a patient focused team to provide excellent care and services in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. Care is provided based on individual treatment plan with specific attention to the age and developmental stage of the patient, cultural factors, level of functioning, mental status, medical issues and family/living environment affecting treatment.



Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Associates degree preferred

Minimum requirement of current CNA, EMT or LPN certification/license issued by the State of Wisconsin, required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) required


Required Skills

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Must be able to work with several distractions including light conversations.
  • Must be able to deal with aggressive, hostile and irrational behaviors of patients.
  • Must be able to respond immediately in crisis situations concerning patients and/or family members.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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