Mental Health Technician in Windsor, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 12.24

Provide quality psychiatric nursing care.  Nursing care is individualized to meet age specific needs of the patient population we serve.  Work under the direct supervision of a Registered or Licensed Nurse.  Training is centered on  interventions designed to provide appropriate care for different age groups, cognitive abilities, and diagnosis.  Working with the other units may be required if patient acuity demands additional nursing support.  Demonstrated competency to provide age appropriate care to preadolescents (3-12), adolescents (13-17), adult 18 and older, including geriatrics.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Provide age appropriate care for psychiatric patients.               
  2. Requires bending, lifting, and transporting patients.
  3. Possesses skills to provide patient groups
  4. Completes a minimum of 52 educational activities per year.
  5. Provides feedback to focus on enhancing patient care in peer evaluations.
  6. Participates in mandatory overtime.
  7. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to new employees as needed.
  8. Participates on interdisciplinary team by providing patient information and recommendations to the Treatment Team.
  9. Legible handwriting.
  10. Appropriate communication skills to work with patients and co-workers. 

 

Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED preferred. Previous mental health experience preferred.

Benefits

At Pathways, we understand that our employees work hard, so we provide a generous benefits package. Benefits for the Mental Health Technician position include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • Disability insurance
  • PTO