Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000466240706

Req. No

70036313

Job Title

Mental Health Tech - Behavioral Medicine - PRN

Region

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Healthcare

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital-10100

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA  70601
US

Type

PRN

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The Mental Health Tech is a vital part of an interdisciplinary team and is responsible for the provision of patient care by performing specific nursing tasks in accordance with organizational and regulatory compliance under the supervision or a Registered Nurse. Responsibilities include taking, recording and reporting vital signs and other clinical measurements such as pulse oximetry, height/weight, nutritional and fluid intake/output. Consistently performing patient care skills needed to assure patient comfort and safety, and participating in care of the patient environment and equipment. The Mental Health Tech is also responsible for maintaining continuous alertness and response to patient safety issues and participates in maintaining a safe and secure patient care environment. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written
  • Current CPR and CPI, or completion within 90 days of employment and recertified annually
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