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Mental Health Technician

Company: Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus
Location: Lowell
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Part Time/ 32 hours a week/ NightsIf you are interested in working in the mental health field, this is a great opportunity to do so at a Magnet recognized, community hospital.The Mental Health Technician works under the supervision of the Director of the Emergency Department at the Saints Campus of Lowell General Hospital and with contracted behavioral health services, to create a system of quality health care.Hours:In this role you will:Provide direct assistance to patients. Socialize, assist, and observe behavioral health patients. The technician observes patients for any abnormal behavioral or physical signs.Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.Assist with administrative duties such as documenting observations and activity of patient. Requires keeping detailed records, reporting changes in patients' behavior to the clinical care team.Establish a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and help patients with daily living activities such as daily hygiene, showering and clothing.Take vital signs, weigh patients and collect routine specimens.Manage Patients' valuables and belongingsRequirements:High school diploma or GED required, Bachelors degree strongly preferredEnrollment or Degree in Health, Science or Psychology preferredExperience in the mental health field required: 2-3 years preferredBLS certifiedRequires patience, the ability to handle stressful and demanding situations, exceptional communication and observing skills.What We Offer:Competitive salaries & benefits403(b) retirement plan with hospital matchOpportunities for growthTuition reimbursementFree on-campus parkingAbout Lowell General Hospital:Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SMCircle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus, Lowell , Mental Health Technician, Professions , Lowell, Massachusetts

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