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

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem 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 Mental Health Technician I is cognizant of and has concern for thosefactors that ensure a safe and effective environment for psychiatric patients.The Mental Health Technician (MHT) performs assigned tasks and activitiesaccording to skill level and patient needs as assessed by the Clinical NurseCoordinator/Charge Nurse and/or Nurse Manager. In addition, the MHT willhave a basic understanding of the behaviors of the psychiatric patient and anability to interact in a therapeutic manner. The MHT will function as a memberof the 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 conduct anddocument therapeutic groups daily. The MHT will complete routine vital signchecks, orient the patient to the unit and search and catalog patientbelongings. The MHT demonstrates knowledge of regulatory laws as it relates tothe care of the mentally ill. When the need arises, the MHT will performother duties as assigned. The 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 quality. THE MEDICAL CENTER OF AURORA, the first community hospital in theDenver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursingexcellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Centerof Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo.,including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, theNorth Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial MedicalPlaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, SpaldingRehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green ValleyRanch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with PrimaryStroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has anaffiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the SarahCannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has received sevenconsecutive 'A' grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring2019), was Colorado's only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top GeneralHospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognizedas a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News .and. World Report (2014-2015,2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to Healthgrades 2020 America's250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitalsfor clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part ofth Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora: Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognitionfor nursing excellence. Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora). Two accredited Chest Pain Centers (Main Campus and CentennialMedical Plaza). Ranked the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4hospital in Colorado in U.S. News .and. World Report's 2014-15 Best HospitalRankin Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus. Level III NICU at our Main Campus. Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016. State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus. Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American Collegeof Surgeons' Commiss