HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Tech IPF PRN in Tampa, Florida

For more than 35 years, our 201 bed hospital has served northwest Hillsborough and northwest Pinellas counties with comprehensive medical, diagnostic, surgical and emergency services. We are committed to providing high-quality healthcare with a focus on customer service through amenities that include all private rooms and room service. With a team of 500 dedicated employees and more than 300 physicians on staff, our hospital is equipped with the expertise to provide a wide array of health services. Our medical staff includes skilled, board-certified physicians representing dozens of medical specialties. Through the delivery of compassionate healthcare, you will see the desire to help others in the heart and minds of our caring and experienced nurses, medical technicians and support staff.

We offer a great place to work, competitive salary and excellent benefits:

Medical, Dental and vision Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Extended Illness Bank, 401k.

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Mental Health Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities in the Mental Health unit include:

Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.

  • Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.

  • Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.

  • Assists patients in ambulating.

  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.

  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.

  • Passes and collects bed pans.

  • Changes bed linens.

  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider required.

  • At least one year of experience working within the mental health/behavior health unit strongly preferred.

  • Certification as a Behavior Health Tech desired.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Tech IPF PRN

Location: Florida-Tampa-Tampa Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 26535-4993