HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician Psychiatric Adolescent PT Days in Kansas City, Missouri

_Research Psychiatric Center – Kansas City, MO_

_Mental Health Technician – Adolescents_

At Research Psychiatric Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Research Psychiatric Center has provided comprehensive behavioral health services for more than 25 years to teenagers, adults and seniors dealing with emotional disorders, mental illness and substance abuse.

Are you looking for a place to make a difference with a healthcare system that offers the best resources to not only the community, but also its employees? Apply here today!

Our 25-bed acute-care center provides short-term crisis stabilization for teens who need immediate care. Through an intensive therapeutic environment, we help teens return to their homes, communities and schools as soon as possible. The adolescent program focuses on providing a safe environment for the adolescent to recognize and address potential underlying emotional issues which often are manifested by depression, anger, stress or low self-esteem. Our goal is to educate young people and their families about alternative coping strategies as well as ways to regain a sense of stability and self-sufficiency in their lives.

Top 3 reasons why employees love this department: 1. Fulfillment in working with kids in a strong structured setting 2. Employee engagement scores are very high. 3. The team is strong and supportive of one another Working on the Adolescent Unit provides the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people while working with a great team!

About Research Psychiatric Center:

Our mental health programs offer a complete range of acute inpatient, day treatment and community based outpatient behavioral healthcare. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and licensed professional counselors, all with special training to care for people with mental, emotional or behavioral disorders. We are dedicated to helping our patients find their path to recovery through therapy, counseling and other treatment methods. Our treatment plans are created to fit each patient’s individual health needs. Our 100 bed facility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and from the State of Missouri. All hospital based services include full psychiatric, psychosocial and medical evaluations.

Learn more about working at Research Psychiatric Center: http://researchpsychiatriccenter.com/about/

Research Psychiatric Center is currently looking for a Mental Health Technician – Adolescents.* *

_Responsibilities:_ * Under direction of RN, Team Charge Nurse, Unit Manager or Medical Staff provides nursing care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients in psychiatric hospital and participates in treatment programs.

_Qualifications:_ * High School Diploma or GED required * Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant preferred
* American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required. * Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) required upon hire or within 90 days of hire. * One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Technician Psychiatric Adolescent PT Days

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Psychiatric Center

Requisition ID: 09727-51462