SummitRidge Hospital provides quality behavioral health and addiction treatment services in Lawrenceville, GA, approximately 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Registered Nurses provide caring and professional inpatient, outpatient and support services to adults and adolescents suffering from psychiatric or addictive disorders. Additionally, the Geriatric unit provides acute care for seniors in psychiatric crisis. Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Mental Health Technician (MHT) with recent behavioral health experience. Participate in the development and implementation of patients' treatment plan by providing care and close supervision of facility patients and documenting behavior, by developing positive relationships with clients and co-workers and following facility policies and procedures and providing crisis intervention as necessary.
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.
May be asked to escort patients to events away from the facility such as to a Medical Hospital/Emergency Room as necessitated by their physical condition.
Promotes a positive working environment by demonstrating diversity awareness/cultural sensitivity.
Promotes, by education and example, a therapeutic environment.