Mental Health Technician II, 2 South Adult Psych

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Clinical Support
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2019-R0234835 Requisition #
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Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring for a Full Time 7a-7p Mental Health Tech.

Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016, 2017 and 2018! We are one of the country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals with a total of 220 beds. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along  the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions. 

2 South is an Adult Inpatient Unit (18 years and older) for patients with Primary Substance Use disorder diagnosis.  Some patients may also have dual diagnosis, suicidality/depression, and/or other psychiatric disorders or mental illness. 


Mental Health Tech: Provides delegated components of nursing care to patients including monitoring, specimen collection, psycho-education, assistance with activities of daily living and behavior management in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and procedures.  Care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and practice.

Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 1:
High School Diploma or GED and
1 year social services experience required.
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15 college credit hours required.

Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 2:
2 years of social services experience with 1 year in direct patient care experience required.   
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If 60 college credit hours, 1 year of direct patient care experience required.
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If Bachelor’s degree in social services field, direct patient care experience preferred.

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KentuckyOne Health, one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.

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