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Mental Health Technician - Adult 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Mental Health Technician to join our adult crisis stabilization team. The Mental Health Technician provides direct client care, interacting with clients either individually or in a group setting under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Interacts routinely with clients in a positive and supportive manner.  Monitors and documents observation of client treatment, activities, behavior and conditions, as assigned.
  • Assists clients with personal hygiene needs and activities of daily living.  This may include varying levels of assistance from minimal to total care, depending on the client condition (e.g., bathing, toileting and related care, feeding and mobility).  
  • Obtains client’s vital signs, height and weight, as assigned, and enters into appropriate system.
  • Monitors and documents nutritional intake.
  • Maintains a safe, sanitary and orderly environment.  Reports needs for repairs and maintenance to appropriate staff.
  • Assists with and conducts selected activity groups, as assigned and qualified to conduct; documents activities accordingly. 
  • Assists in admissions and discharges of clients, as well as assessments when asked and includes entry of information into computer system. 
  • Supervises clients in special cares areas, as assigned.   Advises supervisor and/or nursing staff immediately of any care or safety issues.
  • Assists nursing staff in responding to emergencies.  
  • Collaborate with supervisor and care team to ensure shift duties and training needs are completed.
  • Participates in client treatment planning and implementation of unit therapeutic programming -- under the direction of nursing and professional care team.
  • Enters notes on observations and clients care, per procedures.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • CNA or CMA preferred
  • Basic knowledge of human behavior or general mental health concepts, and independent living skills (e.g. personal grooming, basic nutrition and general health needs.)
  • Physical strength necessary to implement Crisis Prevention Intervention techniques with clients.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Overnights - 11:00 pm to 7:30 am  
Division RSI  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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