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CommonSpirit Health Mental Health Tech - FT Days - Mercy-Council Bluffs in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Patient Population: Child / Adolescents/ Adults (General/Special Care Unit)/ Geriatric with primary psychiatric diagnosis or co-occurring substance abuse

Compensation : Base rate + shift differential

  • Access to Behavioral health service line Resiliency Coordinator

  • Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training with emphasis on verbal de-escalating crisis moments with no-restrictive techniques

Mental Health Tech

All aspects of healthcare are important. Sometimes, our patients need behavioral health to maintain their physical wellbeing. We care about mental health and are looking for Mental Health Technicians to support our patients when these needs occur. If you are interested in working in mental health and have a passion for other’s wellbeing, connect with us to learn more about this great opportunity!

What you’ll do:

  • Assists patients in the development of individuality and appropriate methods of self-expression through promoting an environment in which the patient can problem-solve and test out new behaviors

  • Assists the patients in acknowledging and accepting responsibility for psychological and behavioral patterns through providing feedback and positive reinforcement, consistently applying program rights and regulations, behavior modification program and communicating in an appropriate manner with the patient

  • Participates in admission procedures; orients patient and family (significant others) to unit and program

  • Performs basic tasks on the patient such as patient safety rounding, admissions, vital signs, blood pressure, specimen collection, accu checks, weighing and assisting with activities of daily living

Why you should choose us:

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with at least 1 year of experience preferred

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

  • Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field or Graduate of a Psychiatric Assistant or Nurse Aide training program or one year experience in the Behavioral Health field

  • Will consider current nursing students or students studying a Human Services field

  • Certification Mental Health Tech -preferred

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-139263

Employment Type Full Time

Department Behavioral Health

Hours Per Pay Period 72

Facility CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs

Shift Day

Standard Hours Days

Work Schedule Varies

Location IA-COUNCIL BLUFFS

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