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Mental Health Technician - Adult (PRN) 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a dedicated Mental Health Technician - Adult to join our team on an "as needed" basis. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Mental Health Tech provides direct client care, interacting with clients either individually or in a group setting. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Interacts routinely with clients in a positive and supportive manner. Monitors and documents observation of client treatment, activities, behavior and conditions, per procedures.
  • 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.
  • Reports needs for repairs and maintenance to appropriate staff to ensure we maintain a safe, sanitary and orderly environment
  • Conducts selected activity groups, with or wothout assistance, as assigned and qualified to conduct. Documents activities accordingly.
  • Performs 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.
  • Maintains needed training to meet job expectations, compliance and position competency.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • ???????High School diploma or GED required.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Office products. 
  • Ability to communicate in an appropriate manner to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and consistent manner.
  • Ability to facilitate planning meetings with individuals from multiple systems.
  • Ability to interact positively with staff and clients and maintain a professional and pleasant demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to establish effective on-going working relationships with center staff.
  • Ability to adapt easily and readily to a changing environment and work priorities.
  • Experience / knowledge working in an Electronic Medical Records sytem.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Hours  
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 accepting applications.

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