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Mental Health Technician

Job ID 2021-19228 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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Overview

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Responsible for assisting unit staff in the provision of Psychiatric Rehabilitative services to patients on the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit. Assists with structured activities, personal care needs and discharge planning. Provides crisis intervention techniques as necessary, to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment.

Qualifications

  • Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior healthcare experience with demonstrated competency in a psychiatric setting preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English in a clear and concise manner.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at time of hire or within 6 months of hire.
  • Phlebotomy education required at time of hire or within 6 months of hire.

Effective January 2019, St. Joseph’s Health requires certifications for Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to be granted through the American Heart Association.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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