Mental Health Tech - Behavioral Health - PRN
CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana
CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital-10100
524 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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- Provides direct patient care. Assists in maintaining medical records, monitoring patient interactions and safety.
- Provide clerical support, assists in patient data collection and performing medical procedures under direction of an RN utilizing knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients.
- Communication skills; ability to build rapport with patients; positive attitude and commitment to treat patients with dignity and respect.
- Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner; must be able to work and concentrate amidst distractions such as noise, conversation and foot traffic; ability to handle interruptions often and be able to move from one task to another; must be flexible and not easily frustrated in dealing with differences of opinions.
- Must be able to set and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintain therapeutic boundaries during treatment and following discharge.
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification
- Current CPI or completion within 90 days of employment and recertified annually