About WakeMed: Mental Health & Well-Being Hospital - WakeBrook provides innovative solutions to address the mental health issues among adults in our community. WakeBrook will serve adults in need of inpatient care for psychiatric illnesses. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a critical service for our community and care for adults who need our help. WakeMed will also open a 150-bed Mental Health & Well-Being hospital in Garner, NC in 2027, which will offer additional opportunities when it is close to completion.
Benefits/Highlights: * Sign-On Bonus available for select positions * Competitive Benefits Package * Tuition Reimbursement * Public Service Loan Forgiveness * Free Onsite Parking
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 patient care services crisis intervention therapeutic interactions and milieu management. The Mental Health Tech I utilizes non-violent verbal and physical techniques to de-escalate patients and ensure safety.
Experience Requirements: 1 Year Clinical - Related Area Required - And 1 Year Clinical - Mental Health Preferred
Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required - 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.