Located in Meridian, Mississippi, Alliance Health Center is a 154-bed acute care psychiatric and chemical dependency hospital. The facility offers treatment programs for adults and adolescents and has a unique program track specifically for seniors. The Alliance campus is also home to The Crossings, a 60-bed residential treatment facility for adolescents.
For over 40 years, Alliance has been dedicated to serving individuals with acute mental and behavioral health disorders and addiction issues across the state of Mississippi and Alabama. Specific programs are provided for patients according to their diagnosis and age. As a Mental Health Tech (MHT) you would be a part of our team of professionals working to provide the best care possible. Our behavioral health programs are offered to all ages from adolescents to seniors. Detoxification, dual diagnosis and New Leaf Recovery are offered to individuals ages 18 and up. We have a full spectrum of addiction services, from detoxification to our 30 day New Leaf Recovery program. We also offer dual diagnosis programming for those with mental illness and substance abuse.
We are seeking a Mental Health Tech (MHT)
In this position you will be responsible for providing the direct care to adult and/or adolescent patients with psychiatric disorders, as well as substance abuse, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the patients. MHTs have the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient's safety on the unit.
Conducts patient monitoring and observation 15 minute checks Assists nursing staff on unit Ensure the safety and well-being of the patients Knowledge of risk and safety precautions in the care of patients Ability to communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians React calmly and effectively in emergency situations