HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician - Adolescent Unit in Corpus Christi, Texas

_Corpus Christi Medical Center – Corpus Christi, TX_

_Mental Health Technician__ _ _ _ _Shift: PRN Nights 7P - 7A_

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

*Corpus Christi Medical Center *is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including: * 24-hour Emergency Services * Bariatric Services * Behavioral Health Services * Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment * Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery * Diagnostic Imaging/MRI * Breast Diagnostic Center * Inpatient Rehabilitation * Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III * Maternal and Neonatal Transport * Neurosurgical and Neurological Services * Orthopedic Services * Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation * Women’s Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a Mental Health Technician.

Responsibilities: * Cares for child, adolescent, adult psych and adult chemical dependence populations, assists with physical restraint of psychiatric patients under the direction of a licensed nurse. * Provides basic nursing care of patients. * Encourages patient participation in groups and provides emotional support and comfort measures to them.

_POSITION REQUIREMENTS:_ * Six (6) months experience in health care environment preferred. * Previous work experience as a mental health technician/nursing assistant working with behavior-disorder patients preferred. * Post-secondary education may be substituted for experience if the course of study is predominantly in an allied health field with at least 18 hours in mental health curricula, i.e.. psychology, sociology, counseling, criminology or related fields, etc.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Technician - Adolescent Unit

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Bayview Psychiatric Hospital

Requisition ID: 08298-9110