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Psych Tech (PT Nights)

Company: Center for Change
Location: Orem
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Center for Change is seeking part-time female care technicians to assist the clinical and nursing staff in providing secure, safe, and supportive treatment to inpatients suffering from an eating disorder. Center for Change is a 24-hour healthcare facility. We currently have part-time graveyard shifts available, 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM. This is an excellent entry-level position for individuals who would like to gain experience in the mental health field.

BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ENSURE YOU ARE QUALIFIED TO FILL THIS POSITION.

Responsibilities:

Care techs work closely with patients at the Center. They provide daily support and assistance with activities of daily living and are expected to mentor healthy attitudes and behaviors. Care techs eat meals and snacks with the patients to model an intuitive relationship with food and monitor patients during these times. Care techs also join in a variety of experiential therapies and groups such as recreational therapy, movement therapies, art therapy, music therapy, and other group therapies such as body-image and 12-step. Care techs work directly with patients in goal setting and follow up, and are responsible to enforce program rules and encourage patients in finding their own coping skills.

Qualifications

  • One to two years college-level education, or 1 - 2 years experience working in the mental health field preferred
  • Due to the nature of treatment and the population served there is a bona fide occupational qualification that the applicant be female.
  • Care Techs are required to transport patients using company vehicles. To qualify to drive company vehicles Care Techs must consent to a driving record check, and must:
- be at least 20 years of age;
- have a valid driver license;
- have no more than 2 at-fault accidents in the past three (3) years;
- have no more than 3 moving violations during the past three (3) years; and,
- have NO driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) convictions.
  • Because the Center specializes in the treatment of eating disorders it is important that staff model healthy attitudes and behaviors about food. For this reason direct care staff are required to eat with the patients and model an intuitive relationship with food. This includes dishing appropriate portions of everything served with the meal, eating a variety of foods until you are moderately full and treating all foods with the same moral value. You will be asked to eat all food groups: meats, poultry, fish, fruits, dairy products, desserts etc.

Wage:

Base starting wage is $12.00/ hour without Bachelors Degree; $13.00/hour with Bachelors Degree. In addition, there is an additional shift differential pay per hour for evenings, weekends and graveyard shifts.

Tuition reimbursement may be available, but not guaranteed, for full time employees at the Center for Change.

EEO Statement
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Center for Change, Orem , Psych Tech (PT Nights), Other , Orem, Utah

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