MENTAL HEALTH TECH / CNA - Full-Time *

Universal Health Services San Angelo, TX

West Texas Behaviorial Hospital seeks Mental Health Tech withlicensure as a CNA preferred.

* This position performs a variety of functions includingverifying safety of patients, escorting patients within the facilityand transporting patients outside the facility on an as neededbasis.

* Position works with all age of adult patients.

* Positioning, cleaning and assisting patients with ADL's maybe required.

* Responsible for supplying direct patient care; for promotingand maintaining therapeutic unit milieu; for supplying cleanenvironment; for attending to all safety measures; takingpatient vital signs and for personal growth and development infield.

* Performs other tasks as assigned.

The ideal applicant for this full-time position would haveavailability to work flexible shifts including someweekends.

Requirements

This position is a direct-care position. Applicants musthave a genuine concern and empathy for patients dealing with extremestress and psychiatric illnesses.

* Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand forsustained period of time, walk, pull, lift objects from a lower tohigher position or horizontally from position to position, fingergrasp; feel sizes, shapes, temperatures and textures; express orexchange ideas orally and potentially loudly, accurately or quickly;perform repetitive motions of the wrist, hands or fingers.

* Work is of medium demand both physically and mentally.

* Heavy walking and standing while on duty; moving,lifting patients may be required;

* Able to assist in crisis intervention prevention/therapeuticholds on out of control patients.

* Must be able to lift and/or move over 50 pounds.

* Current drivers license with clean driving record (verifiedby MVR); CPR license / training required.