Mental Health Services Technician, Nellis AFB

Location: Nellis Afb, NV, United States
Date Posted: 09-06-2018
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. 
We are seeking a Mental Health Services Technician for an available contract opportunity at Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center, located at Nellis AFB, Nevada.

Job Title: Mental Health Services Technician

Place of Performance: Nellis AFB, Nevada 89191.

Facility Information: Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center is an American military hospital owned and operated by the United States Air Force, it is located on Nellis Air Force Base in Clark County, Nevada and is run by the 99th Medical Group.

Work Shifts: The contractor will perform the services required under this contract during the following hours: Monday through Friday, 0730-1830, the contractor will work either four 10 hour shifts or an 8 hour shift between the hours of 0730-1830. Federal holidays and down days are not considered work days. May be required to work extended hours or rotating shifts to include, evenings, weekends, and holidays in support to clinic operations", covers your new extended clinic hours.

SPECIFIC TASKS and REQUIREMENT (includes but it is not limited to):
Supports mental health services in psychiatry, psychology, social work, family advocacy, substance abuse prevention and rehabilitation, and mental health programs. Assists mental health professional staff with developing and implementing treatment plans. Performs specified mental health treatment. Reports and documents patients care.
Conducts or assists in treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients. Performs initial basic assessment procedures including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessment.
Assists in identifying mental health and nursing diagnoses, treatments, patient education, and disposition planning.
Participates in patient care conferences and substance abuse intervention.
Observes, monitors, records, and reports patient's progress.
Conducts or assists in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities.
Institutes precautionary measures to prevent patient injury or suicide.
Provides mental health and substance abuse prevention education.
Performs general and special clinical procedures.
Assists patients with nutritional, hygiene, and comfort measures
Conducting psychological test administration; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling
Otehr duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Completion of High school is mandatory.
KNOWLEDGE: Must have knowledge of psychiatry, psychology, social work, family advocacy, and nursing principles, procedures and theories; confidentiality and legal aspects of patient care; understanding of medical, nursing, and mental health terminology; psychopathology; adjustment mechanisms; substance abuse pathology; anatomy and physiology; deviant and unacceptable behavior; principles of interpersonal relationships; counseling and interviewing techniques; diagnostic nomenclature; psychopharmacology; administration and scoring of psychological tests; medical and mental health ethics; medical and clinical records administration; principles of milieu therapy.
EXPERIENCE: Must have experience administering, scoring, and reporting psychological test results; interviewing patients to obtain biopsychosocial history, personal information; and assisting professional staff to carry out prescribed treatment plan. Must have experience conducting briefings, performing or supervising psychological test administration; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling


Ana Rowling
Recruiter Manager
2151 Linglestown Road, Suite 180 ‚óŹ Harrisburg, PA 17110
Inquiries about this position must be sent by email.
GHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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