Mental Health Technician (Behavioral Health) Ahoskie NC

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918249

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Responsibilities

  • Continually seeks to improve quality of services provided and actively participates in unit-based as well as hospital and/or Vidant Health-based quality initiatives.
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Function as a member of the health care team.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in patient/staff relations.
  • Tactfully handles difficult situations.
  • Contributes to continuous quality improvement.
  • Assist in the collection and reporting of data.
  • Perform basic patient care activities in a proficient manner.
  • Assist in the admission, transport, transfer and discharge of patients.
  • Perform unit maintenance tasks.
  • Communicates effectively during the shift with the assigned licensed nurse.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize patient and department needs.
  • Demonstrate professional development on the job.
  • Effectively demonstrates the mission and values of the hospital on a daily basis.
  • Participate in education programs.
  • Assists in conducting supportive counseling groups.
  • Conducts morning community meeting.
  • Functions as a member of the clinical treatment team.
  • Performs individual crisis intervention counseling as needed.
  • Uses “RELATE” to effectively reassure every patient every interaction/every time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate college degree (or actively pursuing) in Human Services Technology or closely related degree.
  • Must be able to successfully complete Crisis Intervention Training.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly in writing .

Other Information

  • 1 full-time vacancy, 36-40 hours per week, 12 hour shifts. Must be able to work any shift, days, nights, weekends and holidays included
  • Pay began at $11.00 per hour. Actual rate depends on experience
  • Resume recommended

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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