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DSHS ESH Mental Health Technician 5

State of Washington

This is a Full-time position in Olympia, WA posted March 10, 2021.

DSHS ESH Mental Health Technician 5If you’re ready for the next step in your career providing care to patients experiencing behavioral health issues, consider this exciting opportunity at Eastern State Hospital (ESH), as a Mental Health Technician 5. Come be part of our team and join us with our mission to Transform Lives and help people on their way to recovery. Some of what you’ll do:  * Maintain confidential records for RN4 on assigned shift.* Documents and maintains records for assigned shift and collects and compiles data for the nursing department.* Organize and prioritize administrative activities for assigned shift.* Tracks information and maintains confidential data on personnel issues.* Accesses, inputs and retrieves data from hospital computer programs.* Maintain accurate and current staffing records.* Assists RN4 in obtaining sufficient staff resources based on hospital needs.* Completes timesheets for the assigned shift and provides back-up coverage to other MHT5’s as assigned.* Prioritizes and distributes incoming and outgoing communications.* Completes monitoring and reports findings as assigned.* Provide direct patient care as dictated by staffing needs and/or as directed by the RN4. What we are looking for: * In-depth working knowledge of group behavior and dynamics.* Experience in intervening and de-escalating crisis/dangerous situations.* Knowledge of all hospital, state, and federal regulatory standards, policies and procedures.* Ability to work with difficult or angry patients in a therapeutic, non-threatening manner.* Must be able to communicate effectively with management, peers, patients, and the public as required to carry out the assigned duties of the position.* Ability to work as a team member and to resolve personal conflicts in a calm, non-threatening manner.* Proficiency in the operation of the following equipment: computer, copy machine, metal detector, patient lifting equipment, and hospital emergency equipment as trained per scope of practice.Who should apply?Professionals with two years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse 4 and possession of a current Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.   ORTwo years of experience as a Mental Health Technician 3.  Registration as a nursing assistant is required.Questions about this opportunity? Please contact Ebony Ware at and reference job number 01602.Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver’s license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.  E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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