Parkview North Hospital Mental Health Technician in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Part-Time - 7pm - 7:30am Shift
24 hours a week- every other weekend
Position is eligible for medical, dental, vision benefits and PTO (paid time off) accrual.
This unit is located at Parkview Behavioral Health Hospital. This is a 49 total bed unit including 12 high acuity beds. This unit cares for patients once they are cleared to be able to manage psychiatric symptoms. Multiple psychiatric diagnosis and ages are handled in this unit.
This position will be responsible for providing direct patient care to all developmental populations which includes maintaining milieu/patient safety, providing psycho educational groups, and observing patient behavior/and pertinent documentation. Provides supportive services to promote optimal patient care.
REQUIRED EDUCATION High School Diploma or GED. If candidate is at least 18 years of age but does not have a current High School diploma or GED, must meet the following requirements:
Must be actively working towards High School Diploma or GED and receive within 1 year of hire AND have a current CNA certification or have participated in a Health Occupations Education (HOE) program.
Must have current CPR at or above the Healthcare Provider level from the American Heart Association or be able to obtain it during Parkview-provided orientation class.
1 year in Mental Health Field, will consider other relevant experience. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, assist with 100 pounds.
Must be able to attend four (4) days of New Hire/Patient Care/EPIC Orientation. Typical Orientation schedule is Monday (All Day), Tuesday (All Day), Wednesday (All Day), and Thursday (PM).