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Mental Health Technician - Day Shift

Company: Highlands Behavioral Health System
Location: Littleton
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Day Shifts Schedule - 7am-7:30pmPay Range: $15-$23 DOE (plus $2-3/hour shift differential for evening and weekend hours)Retention bonus: $1,500**All candidates must be fully vaccinated by their start date. If you believe you have an exemption, please contact HR**Highlands Behavioral Health System is an 86 bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in Littleton, CO. Highlands features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs. Highlands Behavioral Health System offers comprehensive benefits for the Mental Health Tech/Behavioral Health Advocate position, such as: Challenging and rewarding work environment Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan Generous Paid Time Off 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Please apply at What do our current nurses value at UHS? An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a BHA/MHT is providing excellent care, comfort, and security. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Behavioral Health Counselor manages the immediate milieu of patients, facilitates group therapy, aids with activities of daily living, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment, under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse.JOB DESCRIPTION: The Behavioral Health Counselor manages the immediate milieu of patients, facilitates group therapy, aids with activities of daily living, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment, under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse.JOB RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Consistently provides supervision for assigned patients.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational groups.
  • Clearly documents observations of patient behavior.
  • Performs basic housekeeping tasks required to maintain patient living areas.
  • Ensures safety of patient at all times.
  • Ensures Patients Rights and Confidentiality are maintained.
  • Escorts patients to events away from the facility such as recreational and other activities, Court for conservatory or other hearings, Emergency Room or clinician office as necessitated by their physical condition.
  • Promotes a positive working environment by demonstrating respect and tolerance for age, gender, race and choice of lifestyle.
  • Demonstrates required attendance and reliability.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and ongoing education; discuss personal goals for continued development with supervisor and/or DON.
  • Promotes, by education and example, a therapeutic environment.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times.
  • Demonstrates required attendance and reliability.
  • Promotes safety by attending mandatory in services and complies with all safety measures initiated by the facility.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best-in-class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to UHS or UHS facilities on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we", "us", "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.00 - $23.00 per hourBenefits:
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible schedule
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistance
    • Referral program
    • Retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:
      • PsychiatrySchedule:
        • 12 hour shift
        • Day shift
        • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
          • Bonus pay
          • Signing bonusExperience:
            • Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:
              • Day Shift (Preferred)
              • Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location:
                • One locationWork Remotely:
                  • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Highlands Behavioral Health System, Littleton , Mental Health Technician - Day Shift, Healthcare , Littleton, Colorado

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