Mental Health Tech

FirstHealth of the Carolinas

Job Description

The Mental Health Tech is responsible for assisting with care for the behavioral health patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse/CNL. Facilitate groups as directed, including but not limited to goal setting, community meetings, relaxation and wrap up. Visible and physical presence in the milieu, 1:1 therapeutic interactions, playing cards, games and outdoor activities.

Qualifications: Two year degree, Associate in Applied Science in Mental Health or Human Services Technology from a fully accredited school of instruction preferred. A waiver will be considered for two years of college with credits in related field or previous experience in field. Six months of Mental Health experience preferred. Knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis, mental health concepts and evidence-based therapeutic intervention and treatment. Nursing Assistant Level I certification within six months of hire.

Employment Type

Full Time: 36 or more hrs/wk