Diamond Healthcare - Corporate Office

  • Mental Health Tech PRN

    Job ID
    2018-2769
    # of Openings
    1
    Hospital/Program
    Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital
    Position Category
    Support Staff
  • Overview

    Diamond Healthcare is currently recruiting for a PRN Mental Health Tech (MHT) in Tucumcari, NM.  The Mental Health Tech is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patient's physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program.

    • Daily patient transportation
    • 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

     

    Requirements/Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess:

     

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

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