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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/5/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN
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Greenville Health System | Greenville, SC
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Job Description

Job Class

CLINICAL SUPPORT

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Performs direct patient care duties as assigned or delegated by the Charge Nurse to meet the physical, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of the psychiatric and/or chemically dependent patient.  Delivers care to patients (voluntary and involuntary) of all ages and demonstrates knowledge of population-specific developmental tasks gained through training and experience. 

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree- Social sciences, sociology, psychology, counseling, or related field.

Minimum Experience

1 year- Behavioral health or related experience. Inpatient psychiatric facility treatment preferred. 

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

NOT APPLICABLE

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

N/A

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

In lieu of Bachelor's degree, an Associates degree with more than 5 years of direct inpatient psychiatric experience will be considered the equivalent.

Other Required Experience

3 years Mental Health/Social Service experience- Preferred 

Position Posting Category

Clinical Professional/Technical

About Greenville Health System

Greenville, SC

GHS employs over 10,000 people. Our system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,268 beds on 5 campuses. We offer 7 residency programs, 7 fellowships and a 4-year medical education program: University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville, located on GHS’ Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. We are a designated Level I Emergency Trauma Center and also have a separate research facility.

Greenville, SC is a beautiful place to live and work. Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte, it is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.