HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician in Caldwell, Idaho

Mental Health Technician Part Time - Nights (7 p.m. - 7 a.m.) with rotating weekends

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family. Some of our key services include: cardiology, emergency care, ear/nose/throat, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, pediatrics, behavioral health, radiology/imaging, urology, maternity, women’s services. If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is the right hospital for you. You can apply your training and skills in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be part of a community hospital where your contributions are appreciated and your voice is heard – where work force diversity is encouraged and personal growth is supported.

*Job Title: *Mental Health Technician (Also Known as - Behavioral Health Technician or Psych Technician)

Position Type: Part Time 24 hours/week - Benefits Eligible

Work Schedule: (Nights 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. with rotating work schedules and weekends)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Unit Director and the Charge Nurse cares for the behavioral health needs of the Mental Health Unit patients.

Performs related assessments, procedures and treatments, evaluations and updates of patient plan of care that assuresand maintains high quality care for all assigned patients.

EDUCATION:CNA or psychology/sociology background preferred.

LICENSURE:Certification or Registration BLS required; CNA preferred



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: To manage multiple priorities, effective problem resolution skills, ability to communicate effectively withmultiple levels in the organization including patients, families, physicians, supervisors, directors and otherdepartment representatives. Ability to manage aggressive and/or psychotic behavior.



EXPERIENCE:1-2 years experience in a mental health environment preferred.



Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Technician

Location: Idaho-Caldwell-West Valley Medical Center-Idaho

Requisition ID: 00092-3664