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Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Mental Health Tech II PRN-Adolescent in Aurora, Colorado

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemHourly Wage Estimate: $17.86 - $22.63/HourThe estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired.Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include yourspecific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison toother employees already in this role. Most candidates will start in the bottomhalf of the range.To learn more about the employee benefits that are available click.Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoyworking in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start yourcareer in the Behavioral Health unit at the Medical Center of Aurora. Submityour application today!Position Summary:The MentalHealth Technician II is cognizant of and has concern for thosefactors that ensure a safe and effective environment for psychiatric patients.The Mental Health Technician performs assigned tasks and activities accordingto skill level and patient needs as assessed by the Charge Nurse, NurseManager, and Lead MHT. In addition, the Technician will have a basicunderstanding of the behaviors of the psychiatric patient and an ability tointeract in a therapeutic manner. The Technician will function as a member ofthe treatment team and accept responsibilities for specifically assignedduties such as patient observation rounds, suicide risk observation,management of the milieu, assisting with behavior modification programs andcare of patient's daily activities and needs. The MHT will provide goal andwrap up groups daily. The MHT will complete routine vital sign checks,orient the patient to the unit and search and catalog patient belongings. TheMHT demonstrates knowledge of regulatory laws as it relates to the care of thementally ill. When the need arises, the MHT will perform other duties asassignThe Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our corevalues to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers,patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent ofthese values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment whereindividuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of thehighest q, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receivethree-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American NursesCredentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located inAurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campusesin Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located atInterstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health andWellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, , , Spalding Rehabilitationat P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The MainCampus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certificationand Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with RockyMountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute.The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive 'A' gradesfrom The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado's onlyhospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years ina row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S.News and World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and wasnamed to Healthgrades 2020 America's 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA inthe top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The MedicalCenter of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.Highlights aboutThe Medical Center of Aurora:* Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition fornursing excellence.* Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora).* Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and Centennial MedicalPlaza).* Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital inColorado in U.S. News and World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings.* Level I