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BJC HealthCare

Mental Health Tech, FT


Mental Health Occupations


Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  1. 12 hr
  2. nights shift
  3. Experience

    • 2-5 years
    • 7pm to 7am
    • Eligible for Shift Differential


Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Psychiatry department is composed of three inpatient Psychiatric units and an Outpatient ECT staffed by passionate and knowledgeable professional healthcare providers. With a safe, patient-centered approach to Psychiatric care, we deliver high-quality care using group activity and music therapies, one-to-one care as needed, and an interdisciplinary team in state-of-the-art patient care units.

A combined total of 46 inpatient beds exist across Intensive, Medicine and Geriatric Psych units. The Psychiatric Medicine unit offers a unique opportunity to work in an environment that combines medical and Psychiatry. Intensive Psych allows our team to work with those who are acutely ill. The Geriatric unit is for those who truly have a passion for the elderly population in Psych. The team in Psychiatry is a well-rounded group caring for patients with a wide range of Psychiatric illnesses. Safety is a high priority, with numerous safety measures in place for patients and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Responsible for performing necessary services in caring for the personal needs, comfort and treatment of psychiatric patients under the direction of the registered nurse.


Assists patients with daily hygiene including personal care direction, assists with physical activity, meets patients? nutritional needs, and documents activities as required.Implements direct patient care under the supervision of a nurse.Assists nurses with admissions and discharges, and assists nurses and doctors with treatments, procedures and examinations.Performs general clerical tasks.Collects and records specimens, including phlebotomy.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma or GED