HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician Behavioral Health Dept PT Days in Fort Pierce, Florida

Mental Health Tech, Behavioral Health Dept, PT (.5 FTE), Days Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well as the only Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases.

In 2014, Children’s Services expanded, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the new Pediatric ER opened. These dedicated services for the smallest and the sickest children provide quality, child-friendly care, close to home.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood is the only hospital on the Treasure Cost with a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital designation and CARF Accreditation. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what!

/ Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! /

/ Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Job Description:

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 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.

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Position Qualifications: * High School Graduate or equivalent required.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider

  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention)

  • Previous mental health work experience in an acute care facility.

  • 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.

/ Keywords: Mental Health Tech, MHT, Psych /

Title: Mental Health Technician Behavioral Health Dept PT Days

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-6478