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Mental Health Technician

Highmark Health

This is a Full-time position in Erie, PA posted April 29, 2021.

**Company :**Allegheny Health Network**Job Description :**GENERAL OVERVIEW:Maintains safety and structure by observing and recording patient information pertinent to the treatment plan and reports information to appropriate staff.

Works under nursing supervision.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:+ Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to provide for an on-going assessment of changes in patient status and gathers pertinent patient care data through rounding and patient interaction using all available resources in the inpatient or outpatient setting.

(60%)+ Organizes patient care tasks according to priority and importance of tasks to be completed.

(20%)+ Obtains vital signs and height and weight measurements.

Provides crisis intervention on the unit to maintain safety.

Responds to facility Code events.

(10%)+ Reports any changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff and suggests modifications to the master treatment plan.

(10%)QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum+ Bachelor’s Degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience+ Child Abuse Clearance, CPR Certification, Criminal Background Clearance+ Non-violent crisis intervention required within six months of hirePreferred+ 1
– 3 year of mental health or clinical experience**_Disclaimer:_** _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title.

It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._**_Compliance Requirement_** _: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.__As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.

In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.__Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct.

This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements._Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.EEO is The LawEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity ( )We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users.

If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact number below.For accommodation requests, please contact HR Services Online at HRServices@highmarkhealth.orgCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act Employees, Contractors, and Applicants NoticeReq ID: J176650