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CNA/Mental Health Technician

Heritage Oaks Hospital

Sacramento, California
Full-Time

Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Built in 1988, Heritage Oaks Hospital has long been highly regarded as an integral part of the greater Sacramento and northern California mental health system. Heritage Oaks Hospital was recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2011 and 2012. Conveniently located in the northern part of Sacramento, Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited 125-bed acute psychiatric facility offering a full range of individually tailored treatment services to adolescents, adults and senior adults. Heritage Oaks provides confidential no-cost assessments as a community service. The hospital is a Medicare provider, and has contracts with most commercial health insurance plans, Medi-Cal and Medicare HMOs. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

The CNA / Mental Health Technician functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatrics. Mental Health Technicians work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Please keep in mind that an employment application should have a professional appearance to be impressive. All proper nouns should be capitalized. Your application may not be considered if you do not capitalize proper nouns.

Job Requirements

Education : High school diploma or equivalent; or Certified Nursing Assistant; or; Experience : Two (2) years of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness preferred. Licensure: None. Additional Requirements : Successful completion of Handle With Care (HWC) training (provided in-house) including de-escalation and appropriate use of seclusion and restraint within the first 30 days of employment and required prior to assisting in the procedures. Incumbent may be required to work overtime and flexible hours. Must maintain current CPR certification. All proper nouns should be capitalized on your application. All lower case should not be used (does not look professional). Please do not wear jeans to an interview or to complete an assessment.

Job Types and Areas of Care: Caregiver, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Home Health Aide, HHA, Personal Care Attendant, PCA, Certified Medical Assistant, CMA, Certified Medication Technician, CMT, Geriatric Nursing Assistant, GNA, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Registered Nurse, RN, Nurse Aide, NA, Private Duty Aide, Home Health Assistant, Certified Nurses Aide, Medical Assistant, Home Care, In-Home Care, Home Health Care, Personal Care, Companionship, Homemaker, Live-In Care, 24 Hour Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Home, Hospice Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Private Care, Adult Day Care, Hospital

Job ID: 4403

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Job Overview

  • Job Title: CNA/Mental Health Technician
  • Company: Heritage Oaks Hospital
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • Date Posted: Posted 1 week ago
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