Acadia Healthcare Mental Health Tech in Alexandria, Louisiana

  • Perform assigned nursing tasks in a competent and timely manner

  • Monitor for behavioral improvements and reinforce these behaviors

  • Encourage patients to participate in interpersonal and other therapeutic activities to enhance their interpersonal skills

  • Reinforce new skills learned by patients from therapists, physicians and RNs that promote improved physical and/or mental wellness

  • Possess good working knowledge of basic health/disease concepts, psychosocial and spiritual needs, environmental concerns, self-care needs, educational needs

  • Exhibit basic knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and normal body functions

  • Exhibit deep respect for cultural and age related variances with patients

  • Knowledge of proper use of blood pressure equipment, thermometers and knowledge of proper procedure for taking temp, pulse, respirations ad blood pressures.

  • Basic knowledge of learning differences in both the individual and the age-related group to which the patient belongs

  • Must understand and adhere to patient bill of rights

  • Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships with co-workers

  • Order and inventory forms and medical supplies appropriately

  • Superior customer service skills including phone skills

  • Effective documentations skills

  • Must have valid GED and/or High School Diploma