Mental Health Tech – Van Driver

Requisition Number: 2024-5269

Type of Position: Part-Time

Location: St Paul, NE

Overview

Signet Health is seeking a Mental Health Technician for a part-time, non-exempt position with our program at Howard County Medical Center, St. Paul, NE. 

This is a part-time position - 22 hrs/week with a starting hourly wage of $18.50/hour.

The Mental Health Tech 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
  • Monitors patient interactions and safety 
  • Provides clerical support
  • Assists in patient data collection
  • Provides patient information as a member of the interdisciplinary team

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.
  • Experience working 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

The Medical Center includes a 16-bed critical access hospital that has been providing quality, efficient health care since 1955, as well as, variety of outpatient services from numerous specialty physicians.