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Mental Health Technician 1- Emergency Department-Days

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Fairfax medical Campus is seeking Mental Health Technician 1 to join the Emergency Department. This position full-time (36 hrs/week) working three 12-hour shifts. We offer great pay based on experience! Plus, don't forget about our other amazing benefits and perks!
Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement and Educational Assistance
  • Student loan assistance - up to $10,000!
  • State-of-the-art medical and training facilities
  • Paid parental leave for birth/adoption of a child
  • Retirement benefits with match from day one
  • Free Parking to all employees
  • Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

    Requirements for consideration:

    • High School or GED
    • Basic Life Support Required upon start
    • Previous experience preferred

      Job Responsibilities including but not limited to:

      • The Mental Health Technician 1 assists in the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.
      • Collaborates with care team members in implementing a plan of care to meet individualized and developmental patient care outcomes.
      • Partners with the Registered Nurse to create a professional development plan to provide team members with the necessary skills to deliver up to date patient care
      • Monitors patients/their environment and intervenes appropriately to promote a safe and therapeutic milieu.
      • Identifies own learning needs/goals based on timely self-evaluation.
      • Completes forms and flow sheets accurately according to policies and procedures.
      • Reinforces transition/discharge teaching and home care skills.
      • Describes the unit's quality improvement activities, trends and goals.
      • Participates actively in quality improvement initiatives and reports variances in practice in accordance with Inova Health System policies and procedures.
      • Demonstrates competency in all required clinical skills and technologies, sharps maintenance, search and disposition of patient belongings, de-escalation and crisis prevention.
      • Provides information to patients, families and visitors, orients patient to the unit and program, explains rationale for rules or restrictions, provides printed information.
      • Provides basic activities of daily living nursing care while monitoring activity, sleep and intake/output.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

        See Full List of Benefits Here:

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Mental Health Technician 1- Emergency Department-Days, Healthcare , Falls Church, DC

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