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The Meadows Psychiatric Center

Centre Hall


Mental Health Technician (MHT)

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Job Description/Requirements

The Mental Health Technician (MHT) functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from children to adults depending upon which unit worked. The MHT leads psychoeducational groups & leisure activities with patients. The MHT provides patients with assistance with activities of daily living as needed including, but not limited to, assistance with meal time, toileting, bathing, and completion of laundry. The MHT functions effectively in crisis situations under the guidance of the charge nurse using verbal de-escalation skills, physical holds and/or mechanical restraints as needed. The MHT ensures the environment is safe for both patients and staff members through the use of safety rounds, patient flows, and milieu management techniques. Throughout the shift, the MHT completes all required documentation. MHT’s work under the direct supervision of a charge RN and Unit Nurse Manager.


Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement Programs
Assistance to further education to RN level
Short and Long Term Disability Benefits
Employee Discount Purchase Program
Shift Differentials
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

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