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MHT Coordinator (FT) - Behavioral Hospital

Company: Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Perimeter Behavioral of Arlington has great opportunity for a full-time Mental Health Technician (MHT) Coordinator for our night shift, *7P-7A*. We are seeking individuals who are committed to improving our patient's lives by using a patient centered, collaborative approach to providing high quality of care.

Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington is conveniently located in Arlington Texas and is a psychiatric children's hospital providing inpatient programs for children and adolescents. We are committed to providing hope and transforming the lives of children in our community. If you would like to join our professional team, then apply today.

*The MHT Coordinator's responsibilities include the following: *

* Precept new MHT's to the department.
* Encourage other technicians to take an active role in the treatment of patients.
* Formulate shift responsibilities with the House Supervisor Nurse.
* Facilitate MHT groups.
* Attend bi-monthly meetings with Program Manager's and Nurse Managers.
* Coordinate program goals between nursing, therapy, and activities.
* Observe and document any changes in a patient's appearance, behavior, or ability to work toward treatment goals.
* Model and teach appropriate social skills.
* Assist patients through the discharge process.
* Assist patients with personal hygiene and activities of daily living.
* Comply with the established policies and procedures requiring a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment.
* Practice universal precautions and environmental safety guidelines.
* Recognize and respond to priorities in patient care responsibilities.
* Supervise and assist patients in all patient areas.
* Check patients for contraband and manage the patient's valuables and belongings.
* Ensure patient safety through continuous supervision of patient.
* Establish and maintain a professional therapeutic relationship with patients.
* Act as the patient's advocate and assure that patient's rights are upheld.
* Comply with established measures for infection control, OSHA regulations, Joint Commission, and risk management.
* Adhere to facility, department, corporate, personnel and standard policies and procedures.
* Adhere to all facility and personnel policies and procedures.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

*Qualified candidates should have the following: *

* Must have a minimum of a High School Degree or equivalent.
* Prefer at least 3 years experience as a Mental Health Technician.
* Must exhibit great customer service and leadership skills.
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
* Must possess excellent communication skills.
* Must have CPR and CPI certifications or willing to receive during new employee orientation.

_*Shift: *_

7:00PM - 7:00AM

*Our benefits include the following: *

* Service excellence and fulfilling work environment
* 401(k) plan and company match
* Health Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Paid Time Off
* Supplemental Insurance Plans Available

_*To learn more about the company, please visit our website at: https://www.perimeterhealthcare.com*_

*Perimeter Healthcare is one of the leading behavioral health care providers in the country for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. We deliver hope to our patients through the delivery of comprehensive and dedicated treatment programs. Our focus and commitment on service excellence is available across several states and in different care settings. Our team ensures our patients receive the required care that they or their loved one needs. We offer several programs for our patients including inpatient acute treatment and residential treatment. We are seeking staff who exhibit daily the following values: C- Compassion A- Accountability R - Respect and E- Empowerment.*

*EEO*

_*We are committed to providing an environment of diversity and inclusion where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and fellow employees. Perimeter Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer regarding all recruitment, training, and selection process within the company regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.*_

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
* Psychiatry
Schedule:
* 12 hour shift
* 3x12
* Overnight shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Arlington, TX 76001: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Mental Health Tech.: 3 years (Preferred)
* Behavioral health: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Arlington, Arlington , MHT Coordinator (FT) - Behavioral Hospital, Other , Arlington, Texas

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