Mental Health Tech PRN Nights
Location Type: On-site
Job Number: 718687
Category: Allied Health
Why UT Southwestern? With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued employees. Ranked as the #1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth for the sixth consecutive year, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital. You’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles. The Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center has provided high-quality mental health and substance abuse services for adults since 1943.
Our Psych Mental Health Technician’s primary responsibility is to provide care and assistance to patients with mental health issues. Their tasks mainly revolve around monitoring vital signs, assisting during therapy sessions, and assessing patient progress and behavior.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/covid-19/work-on-campus/
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit https://www.utsouthwestern.edu/employees/hr-resources/
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion
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Working with our transplant patients, you’ll have remarkable opportunities to deliver care before, during, and after transplant – along with ongoing opportunities to study or participate in clinical trials exploring advances in respiratory care.
At the same time, you’ll enjoy a supportive, family atmosphere where your contributions will be respected and recognized. You’ll also have consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles, and – of course – you’ll participate in UT Southwestern’s incredible benefits package.
At UT Southwestern Medical Center, pharmacists are essential to helping improve the overall care of our patients. That’s because we ask you to practice at the very highest levels, learning and integrating the newest procedures, therapies, and medications on a daily basis. It’s a standard of excellence you’ll find only in a leading academic medical center, where extraordinary care goes hand in hand with extraordinary careers.
As part of our team, you’ll enjoy an exceptional benefits package (including pension and retirement plans), extensive opportunities for ongoing learning and professional growth – including our Pharmacy Practice Residency Program – and a truly collaborative, cross-disciplinary team environment in which you’ll play a key role in defining the delivery of exceptional care to our patients.
What’s your vision for an exceptional imaging career? At UT Southwestern, you’ll discover full access to new, state-of-the-art technologies that ensure you’ll practice at the forefront of your field – plus ongoing training and extensive resources to make sure that every day offers opportunities to learn and grow.
You’ll be engaged in truly supportive, collaborative relationships with our outstanding physicians and nurses. And you’ll enjoy generous benefits to help you build a full life outside of work. But in the end, it comes down to the diversity and acuity levels of the patients you encounter. People come to UT Southwestern because we’re continually pushing the boundaries of what’s possible – and delivering patient outcomes that can be found at only a few other places. Are you ready for this kind of career journey?
UT Southwestern’s reputation as a leading academic medical center and research institution extends through our acclaimed PT and OT services. With acute care therapy gyms and a Safe Patient Handling Program, we’re uniquely qualified to provide expert therapeutic care for medically complex patients in support of a wide range of specialty areas, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
As a result, PTs and OTs like yourself can enjoy a rewarding career experience that parallels the extraordinary standards of care we provide. Our continued evolution as an academic medical center translates into more ongoing training and professional development opportunities for you. That might include onsite continuing education or participation in our Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Pair this with an exceptional UT Southwestern benefits package and you’ll find that you can enjoy a fulfilling career as well as a robust and engaging lifestyle.