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.
The ideal candidate will possess:
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.