Mental Health Tech – Van Driver

Requisition Number: 2019-2902

Type of Position: Part-Time

Location: Woodstock, VA

Overview

Diamond Healthcare is currently seeking a Patient Care Technician to handle driving responsibilities at our Woodstock location. 

This is a part time (30 hrs.) with benefits position. 

The Mental Health Tech/Van Driver is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patient’s physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program.

  •  Daily patient transportation
  • Assists in maintaining medical records
  • Provides clerical support
  • Monitors patient interactions and safety
  • Escorts patients with fall risks
  • Assists in patient data collection
  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Utilizes knowledge of verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide targeted therapeutic interventions with patients.

May include:

  • Posting charges daily and entering census information
  • Scheduling patients therapy and psychiatric appointments
  • Answering telephone for program, screen calls, takes messages
  • Processing mail and order program supplies

Requirements/Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of work experience in a psychiatric / chemical dependency facility
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with medical and psychiatric terminology
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build positive and respectful rapport with patients and families
  • Works well in a busy team environment

Hospital/Program Description

Valley Health Behavioral Health offers a 26-bed general adult psychiatric unit at Winchester Medical Center and two off-site Structured Outpatient Programs for Seniors (Winchester and Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock, VA). 

Our Winchester site has expanded to include both adults and senior adults.