One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire is a freestanding, 122 bed facility specializing in adolescents, women's services, chemical dependency, and general adult psych. The hospital is located in southwest Houston serving the Houston and surrounding communities and is conveniently located between the Galleria and Meyerland shopping districts as well as only minutes away from the Houston Medical Center, Downtown, and Midtown.
At Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values and who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, and loyalty. People are our most valuable resource at Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.
We are currently seeking a Mental Health Technician (MHT) to serve as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about mental health or substance abuse patient care in a fast-paced environment with a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Assist in maintaining a safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for patients.
Assist patients with activities of daily living and establishing and maintaining good health by using effective, therapeutic communication techniques.
Conduct environmental rounds on unit for safety, and document observations.
Facilitate patients' participation in therapeutic activities and groups.
Implement crisis management skills as directed by licensed staff.
This opportunity provides the following:
*UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required; degree from an accredited college or university in social work, recreational therapy or appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.
Experience: One year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Certifications: Successful completion of CPR and Handle With Care certification; certifications may be obtained during orientation.