The Mental Health Tech III (MHT III) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, including supervising and overseeing outdoor breaks during this time, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through adult depending on which unit worked. MHTs work under the general direction of a Registered Nurse.
Education: High School Degree or equivalent required; Certified Nursing Assistant preferred; Degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.
Experience: Previous related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques and understanding of mental illness preferred. Demonstrated mastery of group curriculum; two (2) years of experience at CenterPointe Hospital as a MHT II; no discipline or attendance issues for a twenty-four (24) month period.
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification and successful completion of crisis intervention prevention provided during new employee orientation and prior to assisting with restraint procedures. Must also complete Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) training (both clinical practicum and classroom) as required per Missouri Hospital Licensure regulation 19 CSP 30-20.125. May be required to work flexible and overtime hours.
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