Mental Health Technician
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager and the supervision of the professional nurse, the Mental Health Technician provides quality patient care and a safe environment for a patient population on the Psychiatric Unit. Patient population ranges from adults to geriatrics.
Meets all standards of the Patient Satisfaction Initiative Criteria in order to make Abington – Jefferson Health (AJH) the hospital of choice for patients and employees.
Performs direct patient care activities to meet patient care needs. Ensures competency in providing services to inpatient unit's population(s).
Helps maintain a safe, neat and clean patient care environment to facilitate safe and effective patient care.
Performs other duties as required, and complies with hospital policies and procedures.
Conditions of Employment:
Education & Training: High school graduate or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience: 2 years of Psychiatric Assistant experience required.
License, Certification & Registration: Certified in Heart Saver.
Other Requirements: Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
Career, Employment, Jobs, Opening, Occupation, Compensation, Salary, Hospital, Health Care, Healthcare, Medical, Clinical, Job Search, Job Board, Agency, Job Fair, Physician, Medicine, Listings, Opportunities, Office, Unit, Firm, Web, Website, Abington, Ambler, Bucks County, Central Bucks, Doylestown, Feasterville, Fort Washington, Glenside, Gwynedd, Hatboro, Horsham, Huntingdon Valley, Langhorne, Lansdale, Lower Bucks, Montgomery County, Northeast Philadelphia, PA, North Wales, Oreland, Richboro, Southampton, Trevose, Upper Bucks, Upper Dublin, Warminster, Warrington, Willow Grove, Tech, Technician, Behavioral, Mental Health, Psychiatric, Psychiatry, Psychological, Psychology, Psych