MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIANApply Job ID 61886 Job Type Part Time Shift Night Specialty Technicians
At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.
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Assists the Registered Nurse in providing direct, indirect and non-patient care responsibilities.
Contributes to quality patient care by serving as a significant member of the multidisciplinary
treatment team in providing therapeutic groups and activities, milieu counseling and management.
Performs patient care observation rounds, 1:1 observation, environmental rounds, vital signs, control logs, glucose checks, specimen collections, treatment planning, patient education, visitor & meal monitoring, belongings and body checks and documentation as needed.
Uses verbal de-escalation techniques to manage disruptive patient behaviors, in addition to limit-setting and physical restraint application as directed, and functions as a valuable member of the treatment team during a psychiatric code and Code Grey.
Performs clerical functions to support the clinical operations of the unit.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a mental health, forensic or addictions setting.
Associate Degree required, Bachelor Degree preferred, in Psychology or related study
CPI, Handle with Care, Aggression Management certification is preferred