20 days old

Mental Health Technician (PT 24 hrs/week), Emergency Department (Day/Night Rotating Shifts)

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03766
  • Job Code
    7911_21000058

As a member of an interdisciplinary team provides continuous care and supervision of psych patients to ensure a safe and secure environment, within a dedicated space in the ED with four beds, and a dedicated staff.





This is a part-time, 24-hour per week position working 2 12-hour day or night shifts. The night shift receives a 20% shift differential.





Key Responsibilities:



1. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists with routine patient care activities including: assisting patient with activities of daily living, obtaining clinical data (vital signs, height and weight, collecting specimens) and performing point of care.
2. Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment by keeping the hallways clear of excess equipment, emptying linen bags etc.
3. Assists visitors and answer telephones.
4. Follows and participates in patients plan of care.
5. Assists with the management of aggressive patients.
6. Assists in monitoring and/or care of patients who require close observation (suicidal/elopement risks, patients in restraints and/or seclusion).
7. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to establish goals and restrictions of privileges based on the patients behavior and level of care.
8. Performs other duties as required or assigned.











Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED required.
Associates or Bachelors degree in mental health or human services related field preferred.
Previous experience in healthcare or mental health preferred.
Excellent communication skills desired with the ability to work collaboratively as member of multi-disciplinary team.
Complete required Workplace Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of hire.

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
None












Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-05
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Lebanon, NH 03766

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