Wellpath Mental Health Technician, Columbia Regional Care Center in Columbia, South Carolina
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
About this role
The Mental Health Technician is an entry-level position that learns to provide direct care to a specific resident population under the direction and supervision of licensed nursing staff and their designees. This position provides standard and routine psychiatric and medical nursing assistance services as part of the overall plan of care within the nursing standards and policies and procedures of the facility.
What you bring to the table
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- One (1) year direct care experience in a mental health setting.
- None required.
What you will do
Assists licensed nursing personnel in providing direct services to assigned population including: health data collection; observations of behaviors and activities of daily living; activities of daily living including prompting, education, and support; specific assignments such as face checks, unit l monitoring, one to one’s, overall supervision of residents, and groups and other direct care duties as assigned.
Assists resident in activities of daily living and personal hygiene, nutrition, rest, and exercise.
Takes and records vital signs and documents information in medical record of resident. May participate in specific treatment interventions such as coping skills, anger management, and other self-regulating behavior.
Collects and distributes laundry and house/unit supplies; assists or takes responsibility for clothing and personal items.
Continues professional development through in-service education, workshops, conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge applicable to the position.
Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each resident.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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Facility Columbia Regional Care Center
Shift Evening 8 hour
Recruiter Tisha Jarquin