Mental Health Technician PRN
Location:
Richmond , Virginia
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
00448-38830
Retreat Doctors' Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors' Hospital, is one of Healthgrades Top 50 Hospitals in the nation. Retreat is a 226-bed facility offering medical and surgical programs, 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency care and outpatient services. The Retreat Doctors' Hospital campus is also home to the Institute of Urological Health, offering the latest innovations in urological care and surgery. Located in the historic Fan District, we are proud to bring state-of-the-art technology and compassionate care to our neighbors and the surrounding community

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
1. Through direct care, observation, and communication with the patient. collects and documents patient admission and shift behavioral and physical clinical data and observations Provides appropriate information to assist RN with admission and shift RN assessments.*
2. Performs vital signs, BP's and accuchecks. Provides or assists patients with Activities of Daily Living. Assists with treatments or procedures within documented level of competency.*
3. Provides behavioral health care interventions utilizing the least restrictive interventions.*
4. Provides for the safety of patients, visitors and staff . Completes routine and special safety checks .*
5. Assumes responsibility for completing all mandatory educational, health screening, CPR, and CPI requirements within designated time frame and for providing written verification of same for filing.*
6. Actively participates in quality management activities by timely reporting of staff, family, visitor or quality concerns.*
7. Uses the meditech e-mail system to routinely read e-mail messages.*
8. Reports to work as pre-scheduled and on time.*
9. Facilitates and/or assists with patient community, education or activity groups. Documents patient's participation.
10. Provides secretarial duties as assigned.
11. Provides Department Assistant duties as assigned. Uses the meditech order entry system for all functions utilized in Tucker Pavilion including, but not limited to, entering admission data, transfers, discharges, orders for diagnostic testing, accessing results of diagnostic testing and sending messages to other departments. (After X-Training Provided)
* THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE

Required: Previous, successful student or employment experience in an adult, geriatric, or child/adolescent behavioral health setting or a related human service setting.

Preferred: Previous, successful employment experience in an acute care adult, geriatric or child/adolescent behavioral health setting.

EDUCATION

Required: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: For adult or child/adolescent core assignment: 2 years college education, or equivalent post high school course work, in a human service related field.

LICENSURE

Required: None

Preferred: For geriatric core assignment: Licensed as a CNA in state of Virginia

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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