Springwoods Behavioral Health is an affiliated 80-bed acute care behavioral health facility located in Northwest Arkansas and has been providing quality health care to the residents Northwest Arkansas since 2009. The hospital provides 24-hour acute care behavioral health services.
Springwoods Behavioral Health is seeking a dynamic and talented Mental Health Technician PRN.
Under the immediate supervision of the Registered Nurse and/or Nursing Manager and/or Nursing Supervisor, this position functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team providing patient care. Technicians participate in both the planning and implementing of individual patient treatment plans. They may be responsible for admitting and interviewing patients, record keeping, and conducting appropriate treatment groups
Must keep patient clean, work with daily living skills and deliver quality nursing service to all patients.
Ability to recognize and report changes in behavior of patients to other team members. Must have good observation skills.
Skill set to work in a fast-paced behavioral health hospital with frequent interruptions.
Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required.
Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees.
Ability to adapt to changes in how information is processed.
Must be able to exercise good judgment and make recommendations in the best interest of the hospital
Required visual acuity to provide observation of patients and physical agility to manage patients.
Proficiency in reading and writing.
Good organization and time management skills. Strictly adhere to facility time and leave policy.
Hours may vary based on staffing needs and include day, evening and weekend shifts or combination of shifts.