Mental Health Technician - Adolescent Residential - PRN
Job Details
Parkside Hospital - Tulsa, OK

  • Preference given to applicants with Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. May substitute Bachelor’s or Master’s degree for required experience.
  • Six months experience working in a psychiatric/behavioral health treatment facility, preferably with children or adolescents.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and aggression management certifications.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the age of the patient.
  • Assures admission and discharge checklists are completed as assigned
  • Assures each new patient is oriented to the unit rules, patient bill of rights and responsibilities.
  • Performs observational rounds and suicide and seclusion checks per established policy, and tours unit with off-going shift to account for all patients.
  • Continuously observes significant behaviors, actions and activities of the patients. Documents observations in the patient’s charts, reflecting implementation of the treatment plan. Reports any unusual occurrences.
  • Facilitates goal groups, skill streaming groups, team building and various life skills and independent living skills groups.
  • Possesses the skills of verbal de-escalation and able to avoid power struggles with patients. Sets limits for patients.