Providence Health & Services Mental Health Technician in Missoula, Montana

Description:

Providence is calling a Mental Health Technician (0.0 FTE, Variable Shifts) to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana . We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

*Please note that this is an on-call position.*

In this position you will:

  • Support nursing personnel in providing nursing care to patients.

  • Assist with providing a safe, quiet, clean, organized, environment for nursing care delivery.

  • Lead therapeutic patient activities and psycho-educational groups.

  • Recognize and respond to care for patients and families in each age category.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire

  • Crisis Prevention certification required within six (6) months of hire

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required within one (1) year.

  • Knowledge of basic clinical practices, procedures, and standards.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in psychiatric unit.

  • Experience in hospital setting.

  • Experience working with psychiatric patients highly preferred.

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 192869