SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Hourly Wage Estimate: $15.40 - $21.77 / hour Learn more about the benefits offered for this job.
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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others?
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment?
Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field?
Then… Jump-start your career at the Medical Center of Aurora’ Behavioral Health & Wellness Center. Submit your application today!
The Mental Health Technician II is cognizant of and has concern for those factors that ensure a safe and effective environment for psychiatric patients. The Mental Health Technician performs assigned tasks and activities according to skill level and patient needs as assessed by the Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, and Lead MHT. In addition, the Technician will have a basic understanding of the behaviors of the psychiatric patient and an ability to interact in a therapeutic manner. The Technician will function as a member of the treatment team and accept responsibilities for specifically assigned duties such as patient observation rounds, suicide risk observation, management of the milieu, assisting with behavior modification programs and care of patient’s daily activities and needs. The MHT will provide goal and wrap up groups daily. The MHT will complete routine vital sign checks, orient the patient to the unit and search and catalog patient belongings. The MHT demonstrates knowledge of regulatory laws as it relates to the care of the mentally ill. When the need arises, the MHT will perform other duties as assigned.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
The HealthONE Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, a free-standing Behavioral Health Hospital under the umbrella of The Medical Center of Aurora, is a leader in providing mental health services for all ages. We have 120 inpatient beds serving adolescents, adults, senior adults and the only women’s inpatient unit in Colorado. We believe in providing continuity of care and offering patient-centered services for those struggling with life’s everyday challenges. Our physician-led, multidisciplinary treatment teams integrate approaches supported by the latest clinical research and practice. Our programs provide psychiatric and medication evaluation, intensive group therapy addressing behavioral and emotional challenges, evidenced-based interventions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, case management, and aftercare planning.
Located in Aurora, the Behavioral Health and Wellness Center offers 24/7 walk-in services and support.
BLS-Healthcare provider through the American Heart Association (required).
CPI certification within 1 month of hire and re-certification every 1 years thereafter.
Education: Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling required.
Experience: One year of inpatient behavioral health experience preferred.
Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to maintain healthy personal boundaries, protecting the therapeutic integrity of the counselor-patient relationship.
For our full-time positions, we offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount programs, tuition reimbursement plan, student loan repayment, and employee stock purchase programs. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications.
If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
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