Updated 6 days ago

Mental Health Technician

Full-time, Part-time
$23.25 - $33.39
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BayCare Health System is currently seeking an experienced Mental Health Technician to join our outstanding and compassionate Behavioral Health team. BayCare Behavioral Health is the largest full-service, community-based health care system in the Tampa Bay area. We offer a variety of services in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco and Hernando counties. We provide a full range of comprehensive services for mental health and addiction issues tailored to meet the needs of children, adults and families.

The Mental Health Technician provides direct patient care to psychiatric inpatients under the direct Supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides ongoing monitoring and observation of patients to Ensure safety and well being. Promotes communication and therapeutic relationships with patients. Assists with physical care under the direction of a RN.

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Qualifications :

Certifications and Licensures



Required

BLS (Basic Life Support)

Required

Driver's License

If applicable

Preferred

CNA (Nursing Assistant)

Preferred

Patient Care Technician

Education



Required

High School or Equivalent

Or

Associate's

Healthcare

Or

Associate's

Psychology

Preferred

Bachelor's

Healthcare

Preferred

Bachelor's

Psychology

Experience



Preferred

6 months

Healthcare

Preferred

6 months

Paramedic

Preferred

6 months

Emergency Medical Technician

Specific Skills



Required

Training skills

Required

Work with a team

Required

Clinical skills appropriate to position

Please apply if you are looking for a career opportunity, the chance to be part of an amazing team, and a great place to work!

Posting ID: 633491371Posted: 2021-06-15Job Title: Mental Health Technician