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.
Inpatient Psychiatric Services provide patient care specific to the needs adult patients suffering from a variety of acute and chronic psychiatric disease states. The department functions to stabilize, improve and restore individual and interpersonal functioning by providing safe and secure environments, psychiatric medications, ECT and other therapies through our interdisciplinary team of physicians, clinicians and therapist. Through continuous monitoring we are able to provide a safe and controlled environment during daily activities and immediate psychiatric crisis.
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
- 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 with company match- 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
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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