• Mental Health Technician

    Job ID
    2018-2595
    # of Openings
    1
    Hospital/Program
    Southern Maryland Hospital Center - MedStar
    Position Category
    Support Staff
  • Overview

    Come work with a great team!  Diamond Healthcare, the manager of behavioral health services for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital and has openings for a Mental Health Technician. 

     

    The Mental Health Technician is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patient's physical and emotional needs and administratively supports the psychiatric program.

    • Assists in maintaining medical records
    • Monitors patient interactions and safety 
    • Provides clerical support
    • Assists in patient data collection
    • Provides patient information as a member of the interdisciplinary team
    • Utilizes knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients.
    • Transports patients to outside appointments, if necessary

    Requirements/Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess:

     

    • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent is required and a Bachelors degree and Maryland CNA license is strongly preferred
    • 1+ years of work experience in a psychiatric / chemical dependency facility preferred
    • Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology
    • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients, families and peers
    • Works well in a busy team environment

    EOE

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