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Tufts Medicine Mental Health Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts

If you are interested and have a passion to work with Behavioral Health Patients , then this is a perfect opportunity to do so in a brand-new facility located within Saints Memorial Hospital.

LGH honored for the fifth year in the Boston Business Journal’s BEST PLACES TO WORK .

Hours: Part-Time / Day-Evenings/ 36 hours a week / 7am-7pm/ eow

In this role you will:

  • Provide direct assistance to adult patients by socializing, assisting, and observing behavior. The technician observes patients for any abnormal behavioral or physical signs.

  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Documents observations and activity of patient. Keeps detailed records, reporting changes in patients' behavior to the clinical care team.

  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and helps patients with daily living activities such as daily hygiene, showering and clothing.

  • Takes vital signs, weighs patients and collects routine specimens.

  • Training provided

    Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Health, Science or Psychology major/degree a plus

  • Experience in the mental health field a plus,

  • Requires patience, the ability to handle stressful and demanding situations, empathy, compassion, and exceptional communication and observing skills.

  • Strong customer service skills

  • BLS certified

    What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement plan with hospital match

  • Opportunities for growth

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

    About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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