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Wellforce Mental Health Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts

If you are interested in working in the mental health field, this is a great opportunity to do so at a Magnet recognized, community hospital.

The Mental Health Technician works under the supervision of the Director of the Emergency Department at the Saints Campus of Lowell General Hospital and with contracted behavioral health services, to create a system of quality health care.

Hours: 32 hours per week, Evening/Night Shift

In this role you will:

  • Provide direct assistance to patients. Socialize, assist, and observe behavioral health patients. The technician observes patients for any abnormal behavioral or physical signs.

  • Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Assist with administrative duties such as documenting observations and activity of patient. Requires keeping detailed records, reporting changes in patients' behavior to the clinical care team.

  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and help patients with daily living activities such as daily hygiene, showering and clothing.

  • Take vital signs, weigh patients and collect routine specimens.

  • Manage Patients’ valuables and belongings

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Health, Science or Psychology major/degree

  • Experience in the mental health field

  • BLS certified

  • Requires patience, the ability to handle stressful and demanding situations, exceptional communication and observing skills.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement plan with hospital match

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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