KidsPeace Childrens Hospital MENTAL HEALTH TECH II - Wright in Orefield, Pennsylvania
The Mental Health Technician II is responsible for providing direct supervision and direction to emotionally and behaviorally challenged children and adolescents in a compassionate and respectful manner. This includes
requiring an unwavering commitment to the safety of kids and being aware of all ongoing developments and
concerns, on a daily basis, of all children in their care. This responsibility also includes demonstrating the
ability to distinguish between discipline and punishment as well as seeing past a child's surface behavior to
recognize the children in need of help. Additionally, there is an innate desire to build trusting and supportive
relationships with all of our children and recognize this as a prerequisite for implementing individualized
treatment and unit programming.
High School graduate or equivalent required; Bachelor's Degree in Mental Health or related field preferred.
Experience with acute emotionally challenged children or adolescents preferred.
Valid drivers license required.
Must possess basic personal computer knowledge and skills.
Must pass a Criminal Record History Clearance and a Child Abuse History Clearance which are processed by KidsPeace.
Must pass a Physical & Drug Screening & possess the ability to attend and successfully complete all KidsPeace sponsored training. EOE
KidsPeace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity.
KidsPeace offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time off.