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Truman Medical Centers Mental Health Technician - W/E Alt - PT - Nocs - Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri

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Mental Health Technician - W/E Alt - PT - Nocs - Truman Medical Center

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

Western Missouri Mental Health

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Behavioral Health IP

Position Type

Part time

Work Schedule

7:00PM - 7:30AM

Hours Per Week

24

If you want to work where the action is, University Health (UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. UH is comprised of three campuses:

UH Truman Medical Center is located in the Health Sciences District of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital. University Health serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health 1 and 2 buildings. UH 1 is UH’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center and UH 2 is the location for all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

UH Lakewood Medical Center is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Crossroads Building , located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must obtain BCLS certification within 120 days of hire; certification must be kept current for continued employment.

  • Clearance through the Family Care Registry Completion of training as directed through orientation and/or by Leadership, Management or Educators in the established timeline for continued employment.

  • Department orientation with classroom and clinical training equivalent to Unlicensed Assistive Personnel regulations or background that meets these regulations as follows:

Unlicensed Assistive Personnel training or the training requirements will be waived if an employee demonstrates competency in the content areas required by regulatory requirements; in the duties specific to their job and the patient population assigned; and:

  • Is enrolled in a professional or practical nursing education program and has completed a fundamentals of nursing course; or Was a professional nursing or practical nursing licensure candidate who failed to pass the state licensure examinations in the past three (3) years; or

  • Is certified as a nursing assistant per state regulation; or

  • Is certified or has had formal training that meets the UAP curriculum; or

  • Has documented experience as a nurse assistant, emergency medical technician or surgical technician in the past three (3) years; or

  • Has proof of completion of UAP training program in Missouri within the last three (3) years which meets the requirements of this policy; or

  • Has completed a professional or licensed practical nursing program outside the United States and is awaiting the licensure examination in this country.

  • UAP’s from staffing agencies shall comply with the training requirements.

Preferred Requirements

  • Preference for applicants with previous documented experience in patient care, including assistance with ambulation, feeding, and other activities of daily living.

  • Previous mental health experience

  • BCLS certification

Working at University Health is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.

University Health (UH), is committed to being a leader in providing a culturally inclusive workplace for our employees. UH is an equal opportunity employer. We value and celebrate our differences. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless, but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, beliefs, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, language, age, citizenship, genetic information, marital status, socioeconomic status, literacy, disability, mobility, abilities, veteran status and any other category protected by applicable law.