MultiCare Health System Mental Health Tech in Tacoma, Washington

Mental Health Tech

Job Number: 50485


Tacoma, WA

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Employment Type: Part Time - Regular

FTE: 0.9

Specialty: Not Applicable

Department: Adolescent Psychiatry TGH

Shift: Evening

Work Schedule: Variable

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Position Summary:

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary treatment team responsible for providing a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment for psychiatric patients and assist with the provision of basic patient care and recovery needs under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. The MHT provides and documents interventions in a variety of modalities individually matched to the needs of each patient. The incumbent provides group as well as individual interaction with patients receiving inpatient psychiatric treatment in adherence with established treatment guidelines and agency policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

Two (2) years of inpatient Behavioral Health experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree

One (1) year of direct patient care experience preferred


Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or any other human services field required

Must obtain Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor registration upon hire

Must obtain a Nursing Assistant Registered prior to start date

Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association

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