HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician in Nashville, Tennessee

CNA Certification Required * *12-hour day shift with rotating weekends _ _ _TriStar Centennial Medical Center__–__Nashville, TN_ __ _Mental Health Assistant – Parthenon Pavilion - Dual Treatment Program_

Caring for People Since 1971

TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion is Nashville’s largest and most established psychiatric hospital. Our facility has been helping individuals in need of mental health treatments since 1971. We believe that mental illness is treatable in a supportive and therapeutic environment. Our psychiatrists, therapists, nurses and other specialists are dedicated to improving the lives of our patients. We have a long history of helping individuals recover from different mental disorders and substance abuse problems. It is our mission to help patients return to a fulfilling and productive life.

The Dual Treatment Programis a 19-bed unit, providing inpatient treatment to patients 18 years of age or older who voluntarily seek treatment for acute psychiatric symptoms which cannot be safely and adequately addressed on an outpatient basis, and who demonstrate evidence or history of addiction or substance abuse.

The program focuses on the provision of the following essential services: * Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Planning * Psychiatric and Medical Care * Crisis Stabilization and Intensive Treatment * ADL Care/Maintenance * Patient/Family Education * Addiction Counseling * Community Resource Referral * Discharge Planning

Centennial Medical Centeris currently looking for aMental Health Assistant – Dual Treatment Program.

_Responsibilities:_ * Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, ability to gather data, demonstrates knowledge in range treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service. * Promotes customer service initiatives. * Follows direction of Nurse to meet the needs of the patients. * Assists patients with activities of daily living as needed * Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures. * Documents patient care, as appropriate, in a descriptive, non-judgmental way. * Maintains professional boundaries * Leads group when assigned according to assigned unit's program guidelines.

_Qualifications:_ * Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with external and internal customers. * BLS from the American Heart Association * Facilitates or Co-facilitates groups as assigned * Demonstration of competency in providing basic patient care. * Must pass the CNT exam within 6 months of hire and become certified as a CNTORSuccessful completion of the Fundamentals of Nursing course in an accredited school of professional nursing (verified by transcript).**A student enrolled in an RN program who discontinues their nursing school program is required to obtain a Nurse Aide in the State of TN within 30 days of their discontinuation of the program.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Technician

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00001-60178