Mental Health Technician

Requisition Number: 2019-2981

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Williamsburg, VA

Overview

The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place has an opening for a Mental Health Technician (MHT).  

The MHT is a key position that provides direct patient care, monitors patients' physical and emotional needs, and administratively supports the psychiatric program. 

  • Assists in maintaining medical records
  • Monitors patient interactions and safety 
  • Provides clerical support
  • Assists in patient data collection
  • Performs medical procedures under direction of an RN
  • Provides patient information as a member of the interdisciplinary 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
  • Transporting patients

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of work experience in a psychiatric / healthcare facility
  • 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
  • CPR Required (training available)
  • 8 hour or 12 hour night shifts available

Hospital/Program Description

The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place opened in April of 2012 on the established campus of Williamsburg Place near Historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. The 66-bed, 33,500-square foot inpatient psychiatric facility offers services based on principles of milieu therapy which provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for individuals to return to a stable level of functioning and live life to the fullest. Each individual is assessed by a team of professionals led by a psychiatrist to determine that they meet the medically necessary criteria for inpatient level of care.