For more than 30 years, Turning Point Care Center has provided a place of healing and hope to adults who suffer from behavioral health disorders and/or substance abuse. We are committed to providing quality behavioral health care through our inpatient and outpatient gender specific programs in Moultrie, GA. Our serene, rural setting gives patients a secure environment where they can build their foundation for lifelong recovery. We believe in creating healthy communities, which start with healthy individuals, linked through sound relationships to their families, friends, neighbors and peers.
Patient Mental Health / Chemical Dependency Tech - Full-time Nights
Turning Point Care Center has an opening for aÂ full-time night shift MH/CD Patient Tech for our men's programs. Patient Techs play a vital role in providing excellent care for our patients and are a member of the interdisciplinary team who assists in total client care through implementation of appropriate therapeutic approaches.
Provide direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Maintains a safe, therapeutic environment.
Maintain accurate and complete data and records.
Performs observation rounds
Communicates therapeutically and age appropriately.
Intervenes with suicidal gestures, inappropriate behaviors, elopements, etc., using proper CPI technique.
Therapeutically communicate with patients. Assists in developing appropriate boundaries and helps to develop social skills.
Directs/redirects behaviors, demonstrating appropriate behavioral consequences. Responds appropriately to impulsivity issues as they relate to age specific criteria.
Recognize and communicate the physical and psychological status of the patients under their care.
This position's hours are from Monday through Friday from 9:30pm to 6:00am and qualifies for shift differential pay. We offer a competitive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Short and Long Term Disability, UHS Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and additional voluntary benefits and discounts. Even Pet Insurance!