Mental Health Tech - Various Shifts & Weekends
Company: Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services
Posted on: August 16, 2019
::One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital
companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an
impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing
from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today
has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized
as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked
#276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural
ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years
ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing
markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each
facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in
each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000
employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute
care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers
in the United States, Puerto Rico, The U.S. Virgin Islands and the
Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is the only free-standing,
full-service psychiatric hospital in the Greater Birmingham, Ala
area. Hill Crest s campus-like setting provides an active, positive
treatment environment for patients and their families. Drawing from
a rich tradition in treating psychiatric illness for more than 80
years, Hill Crest remains on the cutting edge of new developments
and offers a full continuum of care for both inpatient and
outpatient: acute child, adolescent, and adult. Hill Crest
Behavioral Health Services also offers residential treatment for
adolescents (ages 12 17) from Alabama and other states in need of
long-term treatment, due to severe behavioral, emotional and/or
To learn more visit: https://www.hillcrestbhs.com/
Hill Crest Behavioral Health is currently seeking energetic and
dynamic professionals to join our team as a Mental Health Tech
The Mental Health Technician provides monitoring of patients in
order to ensure a safe environment, notifies the Registered Nurse
of any health or mental change of a patient and assists the nursing
staff with the transfer, admissions and discharges of patients.
Conducts 15-minute patient safety checks of patients and completes
vital signs as needed.
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited
to, the following:
* Consistently provides supervision for assigned patients.
* Clearly documents observations of patient behavior.
* Ensures safety of patient at all times.
* Ensures Patients Rights and Confidentiality are maintained.
* Escorts patients to events away from the facility such as
Emergency Room or clinician office as necessitated by their
* Promotes a positive working environment by demonstrating respect
and tolerance for age, gender, race and choice of lifestyle.
* Promotes, by education and example, a therapeutic
* Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Must be 21 years or older.
* One year of experience in a psychiatric setting/patient care
* Experience in leading basic group or Master Treatment Plan
* Good communication skills.
* Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions.
* Good leadership qualities which includes self-control, patience,
* New hires are required to attend 1 full week of New Employee
Orientation on day shift, Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30
* Must successfully pass background check (includes criminal
history, Child Abuse and Neglect Registry, and ABI/FBI fingerprint
check) and drug screen.
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
Keywords: Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services, Birmingham , Mental Health Tech - Various Shifts & Weekends, Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!