BJC Healthcare Mental Health Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This division offers care specific to patients with advance levels of psychiatric illness exhibiting a need for involuntary confinement due to the nature of their illness and threat to themselves or others. Care is specialized to provide a higher level of controlled and safety for patients and staff during acute psychiatric crisis. 15500 provides an intensive, protective and therapeutic environment for the critically ill psychiatric patient
Responsible for performing necessary services in caring for the personal needs, comfort and treatment of psychiatric patients under the direction of the registered nurse.
Assists patients with daily hygiene, provides skin care and skin care precautions, assists with physical activity, meets patients nutritional needs, and documents activities as required.
Implements direct patient care under the supervision of a nurse.
Assists nurses with admissions and discharges, and assists nurses and doctors with treatments, procedures and examinations.
Performs general clerical tasks.
Collects and records specimens, including phlebotomy.
- High School Diploma or GED
- <2 years
- No Experience
Preferred Requirements and Additional JobInformation
- Associate's Degree
- 2-5 years
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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