Salt Lake Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Mental Health Tech. We are a private, freestanding, 118- bed, acute psychiatric hospital; specializing in mental health and chemical dependency. We provide a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient services offer supportive and compassionate care for adults and adolescents through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of our patients.
The Mental Health Tech functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from 13 through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. MHT’s work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Education: High School Degree or equivalent preferred; Certified Nursing Assistant preferred; Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.
Experience: One year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Must maintain a valid driver’s license in the applicable state if transporting patients.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion CPR certification and MANDT within 90 days of employment prior to assisting with restraining procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.
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