• Mental Health Technician

    Job ID
    2018-2617
    # of Openings
    4
    Hospital/Program
    Williamsburg Pavilion
    Position Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place has an opening for a Mental Health Technician (MHT).  

    The MHT is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patients' 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
    • Performs medical procedures under direction of an RN
    • 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.

     May include:

    • Posting charges daily and entering census information
    • Scheduling patients therapy and psychiatric appointments
    • Answering telephone for program, screen calls, takes messages
    • Processing mail and order program supplies
    • Transporting patients

    Requirements/Qualifications

    • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • 2+ years of work experience in a psychiatric / healthcare facility
    • 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
    • CPR Required (training available)
    • 8 hour or 12 hour night shifts available

    Hospital/Program Description

    The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place opened in April of 2012 on the established campus of Williamsburg Place near Historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The 66-bed, 33,500-square foot inpatient psychiatric facility offers services based on principles of milieu therapy which provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning and live life to the fullest. Each individual is assessed by a team of professionals led by a psychiatrist to determine that they meet the medically necessary criteria for inpatient level of care.

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