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Mental Health Tech - Adult Psychiatry Unit

Job Details

Job ID: 93147
Location: Auburn, WA
Entity: Auburn Medical Center
Category: Behavioral Health
Specialty: Behavioral Health
Department: Adult Psychiatry AMC
Employment Type: On-Call/Per-Diem
Primary Shift: Variable
Work Schedule: On-Call
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.

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

FTE: On-Call/Per-Diem

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