HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician Psychiatric Trauma FT Nights in Kansas City, Missouri

*_Research Psychiatric Center Kansas City, MO

Mental Health Technician – Trauma Unit _*

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!


_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/

This is a new 10 bed inpatient trauma unit treating individuals 18 and over who have trauma-related symptoms and diagnoses. The therapeutic approach of the program varies according to individual needs, with a focus on stabilization and trauma resolution utilizing evidence-based approaches, especially interventions which promote growth and empowerment, validate and offer insight, and move patients forward with the least re-traumatizing approach. A combination of treatment approaches are utilized.

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

_Qualifications:_ * High School Diploma or GED required, Associates or Bachelors Degree preferred * Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant preferred * American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required * 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 Trauma FT Nights

Location: Missouri-Kansas City-Research Psychiatric Center

Requisition ID: 09727-52801