One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is a 72 bed facility located in Garland, TX. Since 2015, adults and older adults have relied on Garland Behavioral Hospital's extensive and confidential services to help overcome psychiatric conditions and distress- helping seek a better quality of life. GBH is accredited by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Garland Behavioral Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Full time Mental Health Technician ( MHT). Under the guidance of the Chief Nursing Officer, the MHT provides routine non-acute physical care, for the patient, as well as, educational groups based on
needs identified in the Master Treatment Plan.
This position is Fulltime Nights shift from 6:45pm- 7:15am on the Male Unit -East
Provides safe environment for patient, staff, and visitors Follows program schedule, rules, and guidelines with minimal supervision Facilitate and lead community groups assigned Completes patient procedures and documentation accurately and within time frame specified Follow process for contraband procedures Patients with special precautions are monitored according to facility policy Non Violent physical and /verbal interventions techniques are utilized on patients exhibiting violent/ inappropriate behaviors Patients receive assistance in achieving treatment goals and objectives Patient behaviors are accurately assessed, reported, and documented. Alerts supervisors to risk management and quality concerns. Admissions, transfers, and discharge of patients are assisted ;especially completion of belongings inventory Patients with special precautions are monitored according to facility policy. Performs special functions as required (ex: feed and bathe geriatric patients). Assists in assessment, planning, and implementation of the unit