Catholic Health Initiatives Mental Health Technician II, 3 South MR/DD Ages 12-18 in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Mental Health Technician II, 3 South MR/DD Ages 12-18

Description

Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for a Full Time 3p-11p Mental Health Tech at Our Lady of Peace.

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.

3 South works with pediatric/adolescent patients from ages

12-18 with MR/DD. These adolescent

patients often have a developmental disability, autism, brain injuries, fetal

alcohol syndrome or some other behavioral issue. They often require assistance with ADL’s.

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 3p-11p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0163557

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.