Catholic Health Initiatives Mental Health Technician II, 2 Lourdes Adolescent Psych Ages 10-18 in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Mental Health Technician II, 2 Lourdes Adolescent Psych Ages 10-18


This position is for a Full Time 3p-11p Mental Health Tech position at Our Lady of Peace on 2 Lourdes.

Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016, 2017 and 2018! We are one of the country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals with a total of 220 beds. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions.

This position is very third weekend.

2 Lourdes is an adolescent/pediatric general psychiatric unit with patients from ages 14-18. Patients would have acute behavioral crisis, suicidality/depression, and substance use disorders.

Mental Health Tech: Provides delegated components of nursing care to patients including monitoring, specimen collection, psycho-education, assistance with activities of daily living and behavior management in accordance with physician orders and established nursing policies and procedures. Care provided is based on defined standards of patient care and practice.


Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 1:

High School Diploma or GED and

1 year social services experience required.


15 college credit hours required.

Minimum Requirements for Mental Health Tech 2:

2 years of social services experience with 1 year in direct patient care experience required.


If 60 college credit hours, 1 year of direct patient care experience required.


If Bachelor’s degree in social services field, direct patient care experience preferred.

Job Clinical Support


Daily Schedule 3p-11p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0191208

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.