Mental Health Tech - Van Driver (Part Time)

Job ID
2018-2358
# of Openings
1
Hospital/Program
Winchester Medical Center
Position Category
Support Staff

Overview

The Mental Health Tech/Van Driver is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patient’s physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program.

  • Maintaining the safety and security of the patients while transporting them to and from the program and during program hours.

  • Communicating with patients by telephone any program changes/transportation delays and problem-solving any transportation issues.

  • Making sure that the van is cleaned and in working order after each use, as well as coordinating all regular scheduled maintenance.

  • Supporting patient needs, escort patients who are fall risks.

  • Participating as a member of the interdisciplinary team- communicating information, integrate appropriately with host Hospital.

This position will involve transportation for programs in Winchester.  Starting pay is $13.00/hr.

Requirements/Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of work experience with behavioral health in a psychiatric / chemical dependency facility
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients and families
  • Works well in a busy team environment

Hospital/Program Description

Valley Health Behavioral Health offers a 26 bed general adult psychiatric unit at Winchester Medical Center and two off-site Structured Outpatient Programs for Seniors (Winchester and Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock, VA). A 10 Bed Inpatient Psychiatric Program for Seniors is under development, and is expected to open in early 2016.


Our Inpatient Program is an intensive, crisis stabilization program serving a wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders. We have a team of three Psychiatrists, and patients engage in daily milieu therapy with Psychiatric Clinicians, Activities Therapists and Psychiatric RN’s. ECT is offered.

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