Mental Health Tech
Company: St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Posted on: August 10, 2019
St. Mary s Regional Medical Center, a 244-bed hospital located in
Enid, OK and founded in 1915, proudly serves the residents of
Northwest Oklahoma with progressive and comprehensive healthcare
services. Patients receive the care they need from a highly-skilled
healthcare team that has been recognized for their quality care.
St. Mary s Regional Medical Center is a subsidiary of, Universal
Health Services Inc. (UHS), one of the nation s largest and most
respected healthcare management companies.
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive medical
and surgical services including progressive cardiac services;
emergency services with a 24-hour trauma center; dedicated women's
center with a fully accredited Women s Imaging Center; Joint
Replacement Institute; comprehensive inpatient Rehabilitation
Institute that is CARF accredited; Wound Care Center; Laboratory
accredited by CAP and AABB.
The Mental Health Worker performs selected patient care activities.
They are a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and
provides support for the patient's therapeutic treatment plan.
Primary responsibilities include observing and recording patient
information pertinent to the treatment plan. Primary
responsibilities include observing and recording patient
information pertinent to the treatment plan and reporting this
information to the Staff Registered Nurse. Must be capable of
physically assisting patients, dealing with patient emergencies,
and working as part of the clinical team.
St. Mary s Regional Medical Center is not accepting unsolicited
assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All
resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at St. Mary s
via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a
valid written search agreement in place for this position will be
deemed the sole property of St. Mary s. No fee will be paid in the
event the candidate is hired by St. Mary s as a result of the
referral or through other means.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel
Requirements (if applicable):
* High school diploma/GED required with post high school education
* Crisis Intervention Training (CPI) training required within 6
months of hire.
* 1-3 years experience preferred.
* Moderate supervisory skills required.
* BLS required before starting on the floor.
Ensures patient dignity and respects patient's values.
Operates within ethical standards.
Treats patients with professional demeanor, in accordance with
established facility practices.
Able to communicate needs of patients
Conducts activities in accordance with patient diagnosis and
Completes progress notes according to program procedures.
An active member of the interdisciplinary team.
Assists counselors and/or Therapists in provision of patient care
in accordance with individual treatment plans.
Performs patient care tasks as assigned.
Establishes and maintains communication and therapeutic
relationships with patients.
Observes patient progress and reports status to appropriate
Therapist, Counselor or charge nurse.
Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and
transportation to activities away from the facility.
Monitors and documents patient's food and fluid intake (I & O);
feeds patients as required.
Monitors patient bathing and provides assistance, as necessary.
Assists patients with personal laundry if necessary.
As necessary, assists and escorts patients during admission,
transfers, discharges and outside activities.
Collects specimens and transports, delivers to proper area(s) as
Intervenes with patients who disregard, violate or ignore unit
safety rules. Reports and signs of increasing aggression, suicidal
behavior, danger of elopement, violation of smoking rules or
violation of any other unit/facility safety rules.
Assists in placing patients in seclusion or restraints and observes
Assists in emergency care if necessary.
Organizes, plans, and supervises therapeutic activities for
individual patients and for groups in accordance with patient care
Attends and contributes to therapeutic groups, community meetings
Promotes and encourages patient participation in therapeutic groups
Interacts with patients and families in support of patient care
Maintains communication with patients and families in support of
the counseling program.
Checks, and documents luggage and personal belongings upon
admission and maintains patient property list.
Regularly observes and records patient's temperature, pulse,
respiration, blood pressure and weight.
Assists in orientation for patients and families.
Attends appropriate facility in-service training programs.
Provides resources and support for patient before, during and after
Provides support and assistance for facility-sponsored community
education and outreach programs as directed.
Actively involved in measuring patient performance.
Communicates results and trends to supervisor.
Provides feedback to supervisor on ongoing basis in regards to
concerns, improvements, changes, etc..
Identifies areas needing improvement and utilizes the facility
performance improvement process. Actively participates in
department processes as required.
Insures facility is safe and reports deficiencies to
Checks for and reports malfunctioning or damaged equipment,
destruction of property or signs of contraband.
Helps maintain unit cleanliness and neatness for patient
Completes all required competencies per program regulations.
Attends in-services, seminars, etc. to promote learning.
Ensures confidentiality of all information encountered.
Trained in CQI+ and follows procedures of CQI+.
Timely and accurate submission of CQI+ outcome data on a weekly
basis including responsiveness to weekly feedback.
Utilizes universal precautions at all times to prevent and control
Performs other duties as required and assigned.
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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