Catholic Health Initiatives Mental Health Technician I, 2 South Adult Psych in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Mental Health Technician I, 2 South Adult Psych

Description

Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for a Full-time Day Shift Mental Health Tech.

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.

2 South is an Adult Inpatient Unit (18 years and older) for

patients with Primary Substance Use disorder diagnosis. Some patients may

also have dual diagnosis, suicidality/depression, and/or other psychiatric

disorders or mental illness.

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 Days 7a-7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0170412

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.