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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you
enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment?
Jump-start your career in the Behavioral Health unit at the Medical
Center of Aurora. Submit your application today!
The Mental Health Technician II is cognizant of and has concern
for those factors that ensure a safe and effective environment for
psychiatric patients. The Mental Health Technician performs
assigned tasks and activities according to skill level and patient
needs as assessed by the Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, and Lead MHT.
In addition, the Technician will have a basic understanding of the
behaviors of the psychiatric patient and an ability to interact in
a therapeutic manner. The Technician will function as a member of
the treatment team and accept responsibilities for specifically
assigned duties such as patient observation rounds, suicide risk
observation, management of the milieu, assisting with behavior
modification programs and care of patient's daily activities and
needs. The MHT will provide goal and wrap up groups daily. The MHT
will complete routine vital sign checks, orient the patient to the
unit and search and catalog patient belongings. The MHT
demonstrates knowledge of regulatory laws as it relates to the care
of the mentally ill. When the need arises, the MHT will perform
other duties as assigned.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects
our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts
with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in
the community. The intent of these values is to assure that
TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work,
and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in
the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for
nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
(ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora,
Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses
in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located
at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral
Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock
ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at
P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main
Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke
Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an
affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as
the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora has
received seven consecutive 'A' grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall
2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado's only hospital to receive the
Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016,
2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News &
World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to
Healthgrades 2020 America's 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the
top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The
Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE
system of hospitals.
Highlights about The Medical Center of Aurora:
* Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet
Recognition for nursing excellence. * Primary Stroke Certification
(The Medical Center of Aurora). * Two accredited Chest Pain Centers
(Main Campus and Centennial Medical Plaza). * Ranked the #4
hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado
in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospital Rankings. *
Level II Trauma Center at our Main Campus. * Level III NICU at our
Main Campus. * Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient
for 2013-2016. * State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on Main Campus.
* Community Hospital Cancer Program accreditation from American
College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. * NAPBC-accredited
Breast Cancer Care Center. * Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children
affiliation. * Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare
system * This position supports the mission of The Medical Center
of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing quality of
life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus
on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS-Healthcare provider
through the American Heart Association. CPI certification within 1
month of hire and re-certification every 1 years thereafter
Education: Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling
Experience: One year of inpatient behavioral health
Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with
patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members.
Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient
care. Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to maintain healthy
personal boundaries, protecting the therapeutic integrity of the
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount programs
and employee stock purchase programs. We would love to talk to you
about this fantastic opportunity.
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