Overnight 11p - 7a Mental Health Technician


: $55,560.00 - $76,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

One of the nation s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US. Our experienced, caring professionals are the heart of what we do, providing superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults. We provide consistent attention to our patients and are responsive to their individual needs. Our treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each patient and are developed and implemented through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach that combines the skill and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All who turn to us for assistance will find a helping hand and a compassionate heart.

Dover Behavioral Health System is seeking dynamic and talented Mental Health Technicians to join its growing hospital! At DBH, our Mental Health Technicians are committed to delivering high-quality, compassionate, and therapeutic patient care making us a great place to work! This position is for overnight 11p - 7a shift, full-time with benefits.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor unit patients and complete rounds as assigned and within departmental guidelines.
  • Participate in treatment planning by helping to identify patients problems, needs and strengths. Report all areas of concern regarding patient s mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse
  • Assist in the admission process, including obtaining vital signs, safety search of patients and personal belongings, obtaining urine specimens and orienting new patients to the unit and their program
  • Ensure precaution protocols are followed and encourage patients to actively participate in all program activities
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver group therapy programs for patients
  • Manage the unit milieu to maintain a therapeutic and safe environment
  • Accompany patients as assigned by Charge Nurse
  • Maintain patient, program, department and related documentation ensuring that forms are properly and promptly completed and routed
  • Participate in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit s and the hospital s safe operation
  • Provide general nursing assistance, appropriate to patients age and as assigned and supervised by Charge Nurse
  • Monitor vital signs and assist patients with activities of daily living

This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • A Competitive Total Compensation Package
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and flexible schedules
  • Promotional Opportunities including a clinical ladder program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • CEU Assistance including onsite trainings!

Job Requirements

Minimum of High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 6 months work experience in a healthcare setting required; Associates Degree or higher and mental health work experience strongly preferred.

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.

Associated topics: abuse, addiction, adult, cell, clinician, coordinator, insights, mental health, social worker, violence * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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