Technician - Psych (Part-time/Night Shift) - Addiction & Recovery Center - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

Behavioral Health
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High School Diploma or Equivalent with a minimum of one year of Mental Health Assistant experience or an Associates Degree a Health related field.

Knowledge of the involuntary admission and court process, guardianship issues, patient rights, and the Mental Health Code.

Analytical skills necessary in order to assess patients and gather data relevant to patient care.

Ability to physically manage patients when necessary in a safe and therapeutic manner.

Communication skills, verbal and written, and interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients providing a comfort, empathy, encouragement, and support.

 Computer competency and telephone etiquette are required.

The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs

An exceptional focus on team work and dedication to ongoing education Skilled in de-escalation and conflict resolution

Knowledgeable about care of adult, geriatric psychiatric patients and /or substance use disorder patient population.


Departmental Specific for Addiction & Recovery: BCLS certificate, CPI training, Certified Addiction and Drug Counselor Developmental Plan.



Associates degree in health or psychology strongly preferred

Communication skills and specialized knowledge of basic Psychology or Sociology theories and practices at a level normally acquired through completion of an Associate’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, or one year previous work experience as a Mental Health Technician and enrollment in a degree program.


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       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

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