HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Technician IPF FT Nights in Brandon, Florida

Brandon Regional Hospital is located in the Tampa Bay area along Florida's Gulf Coast. The Hospital is a 438-bed acute care facility offering a number of specialty services including the Heart & Vascular Center , where the latest in cardiovascular surgery and minimally invasive techniques are performed, The Behavioral Health Center , The Women's Center , which includes our Baby Suites and 22 bed neonatal intensive care unit, The Reflux Center and a designated Bariatric Center of Excellence .

We offer more specialties, more special opportunities and more ways for you to express your passion for quality and expand your potential for success. Join us at Brandon Regional, part of the growing HCA West Florida hospital system. Our friendly community hospital boasts a close-knit caring staff of professionals that looks out for its family, neighbors and friends.

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Mental Health Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position's tasks and responsibilities in the Mental Health unit include:

Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.

Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.

Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.

Assists patients in ambulating.

Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.

Performs non sterile dressing changes.

Passes and collects bed pans.

Changes bed linens.

Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.

Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

Orients and mentors new staff members.

Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider required.

  • At least one year of experience working within the mental health/bevhavior health unit strongly preferred.

  • Certification as a Behavior Health Tech desired.

  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Technician IPF FT Nights

Location: Florida-Brandon-Brandon Regional Hospital - Brandon

Requisition ID: 01384-12112