Mental Health Technician - Adolescent

Job Details

Job Number:
83169

Location:
Tacoma, WA

Entity:
Behavioral Health

Category:
Behavioral Health

Department:
Adolescent Psychiatry TGH

Specialty:
Behavioral Health

Employment Type:
Part Time - Regular

Shift:
Day

Schedule:
Variable

Position Summary:
The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary treatment team responsible for providing a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment for psychiatric patients and assist with the provision of basic patient care and recovery needs under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The MHT provides and documents interventions in a variety of modalities individually matched to the needs of each patient. The incumbent provides group as well as individual interaction with patients receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment in adherence with established treatment guidelines and agency policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

Education/Licenses/Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or any other human services field required
Two (2) years of inpatient Behavioral Health experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree
One (1) year of direct patient care experience preferred
Must obtain Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor registration within 60 days of hire unless a higher credential is held
Must obtain a Nursing Assistant Registered or C.N.A. prior to start date
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association

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