About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Mental Health Tech I provides direct patient care and management of patients with medical and behavioral issues under the supervision of a Clinical Nurse by performing non-professional patient care services, crisis intervention, therapeutic interactions and behavior management. The Mental Health Tech I utilizes non-violent physical techniques to de-escalate patients that range in stature from 100 - 300 lbs. #LI-post
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Clinical - Related Area Required - And 1 Year Clinical - Mental Health Preferred
Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred - And College Courses Nurse Aide Required
Licensure/Certification Requirements: Nurse Aide I Required - And Crisis Prevention Institute Certification Preferred
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.