SandyPines is a 149 bed Residential Psychiatric Facility servicing children and adolescents ages 5 to 17. The facility is located in beautiful sub-tropical South Florida and is nestled beside Johnathan Dickinson State Park which creates a rustic, roomy outdoor atmosphere. SandyPines is at the county line of both Palm Beach and Martin Counties and is just minutes away from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
TheMental Health Tech position is a front line, entry level position that is responsible for the direct patient care of our children and adolescent residents under the supervision of the Unit Program Supervisor and Registered Nurse on duty. The MHT ensures the safety and the well-being of the residents while supporting the therapeutic milieu.
Conducts 15 minute checks on residents
Thoroughly and consistently documents significant events in a timely manner and per policy and procedures
Effectively de-escalates residents, utilizing SAMA and Verbal de-escalation techniques
Establishes rapport and utilizes therapeutic communication skills and appropriate boundaries with all residents
Effectively supervise residents while in SandyPines and on transports, outings, medical appointments and other activities according to MD order
Effectively facilitates and documents groups and community meetings
Flexible and cooperative in accepting increase or change in workload, and change of schedule to meet the needs of the facility
Complete Service Excellence Training and adhere to the three Service Excellence Standards: Treat everyone as a guest
Demonstrate professionalism and excellence in the things you do, Practice Teamwork.
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