Austin Oaks Hospital is currently hiring full time Mental Health Technicians for the day, evening, and overnight shifts.
AUSTIN OAKS HOSPITAL provides acute inpatient psychiatric services for Adults, Adolescents, and Children. Austin Oaks Hospital is located in South Austin and offers competitive wages, shift differential, paid time off, extended leave, 401k, and medical benefits. Parking and cafeteria on-site. Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.
The Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Mental Health Techs work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Key Responsibilities include:
To follow the instructions of the nursing staff in the direct supervision of assigned patients
To insure patient safety
To assist with milieu management
To respond to crisis intervention
Providing Support and Encouragement to Patients
To cooperate with the implementation of Outpatient Department policies and procedures