Mental Health Technician Psychiatric Adult FT Days
Location:
Kansas City , Missouri
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
09727-48996
Research Psychiatric Center - Kansas City, MO

Mental Health Technician - Psychiatric Adult 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.

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Our 44 bed psychiatric adult unit is tailored to meet the needs of adults 18 and older suffering from acute emotional or mental disorders, we provide inpatient treatment on both our Adult Treatment Program wing and our Intensive Treatment Unit to stabilize individuals experiencing an acute crisis. We also provide intensive outpatient programs for those struggling with emotional or behavioral issues. This level of care may be used as an entry point for treatment or as a step-down following inpatient stabilization.

Top 3 reasons why employees love this department:
  1. Supportive management
  2. Great teamwork
  3. Ongoing training opportunities

Working on the Adult Unit provides the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients while working with a great team!

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/

Research Psychiatric Center is currently looking for a Mental Health Technician - Adult Unit

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

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant preferred
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers required.
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) required upon hire or within 90 days of hire.
  • One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A little about us:
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