Catholic Health Initiatives Mental Health Technician I, 2 Lourdes Adolescent Psych Ages 10-18 in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Mental Health Technician I, 2 Lourdes Adolescent Psych Ages 10-18

Description

This position is for a Full Time 7a-7p Mental Health Tech position at Our Lady of Peace on 2 Lourdes.

Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the

Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016, 2017 and 2018! We are one of the

country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals with

a total of 220 beds. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric

treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized

programs and services along the full

continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive

outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and

adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions.

This position is very third weekend.

2 Lourdes is an adolescent/pediatric general

psychiatric unit with patients from ages 14-18. Patients would have acute

behavioral crisis, suicidality/depression, and substance use disorders.

Mental Health Tech: Provides delegated components of

nursing care to patients including monitoring, specimen collection,

psycho-education, assistance with activities of daily living and behavior

management in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies

and procedures. Care provided is based

on defined standards of patient care and practice.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 1:

High School Diploma or GED and

1 year social services experience required.

OR

15 college credit hours required.

Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 2:

2 years of social services experience with 1 year in direct

patient care experience required.

OR

If 60 college credit hours, 1 year of direct patient care

experience required.

OR

If Bachelor’s degree in social services field, direct

patient care experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-OUR LADY OF PEACE-LOUISVILLE

Daily Schedule 7a-7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Third

Req ID: 2018-R0166233

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.