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Mental Health Technician - Adolescent Acute - FT - Day Shift (includes weekends) at Parkside Psychiatric Hospital & Clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Preference given to applicants with Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. May substitute Bachelor’s or Master’s degree for required experience.

  • Six months experience working in a psychiatric/behavioral health treatment facility, preferably with children or adolescents.

  • Current CPR, First Aid, and aggression management certifications.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • $500 Signing Bonus.

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the age of the patient.

  • Assures admission and discharge checklists are completed as assigned

  • Assures each new patient is oriented to the unit rules, patient bill of rights and responsibilities.

  • Performs observational rounds and suicide and seclusion checks per established policy, and tours unit with off-going shift to account for all patients.

  • Continuously observes significant behaviors, actions and activities of the patients. Documents observations in the patient’s charts, reflecting implementation of the treatment plan. Reports any unusual occurrences.

  • Facilitates goal groups, skill streaming groups, team building and various life skills and independent living skills groups.

  • Possesses the skills of verbal de-escalation and able to avoid power struggles with patients. Sets limits for patients.