Mental Health Technician - (CNA) (NAR)
Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Posted on: March 17, 2023
REPORTS TO: Nursing Leadership SUMMARY STATEMENT & PURPOSEThe Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients. Provides group "activities" and assists with milieu management. MHTs work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.All employees are expected to be pleasant, respectful, and courteous in all interactions with patients, families, staff, and visitors of the Hospital, as well as being a positive representative of INBH at all times. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIESAll functions are essential functions unless otherwise noted. The job functions of this position are not limited to the duties listed below. Accountable for patient safety; routinely check patients through observation rounds and compliance with suicide and/or elopement precautions.Accompany patients to cafeteria and supervise meals.Orient new patients to the unit and their room.Teach and assist patients with personal hygiene and activities of daily livingComplete community safety searches as indicated.Complete report sheets as directed.Comply with standards for infection control, OSHA regulations and risk management. Report unsafe conditions.Recognize and respond to priorities in patient care responsibilities.Supervises and assists patients in all patient areas.Check patients for contraband and manage patient's valuables and belongings.Report suspected change in condition and/or potential crisis situations to the nurse in charge.Take responsibility to be kept informed and work to minimize delays in processes, procedures, and service delivery.Assume responsibility for the completion of all patient care responsibilities and other assigned duties. PHYSICAL & SENSORY REQUIREMENTS, WORK ENVIRONMENT & CONDITIONS:
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