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Behavioral Health Tech, Hospital, PRN

at Centerstone

Posted: 6/28/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 1208

Job Description

Position Summary: Provides assistance, supervision and coordination of therapeutic activities relating to daily living skills of clients.  May have to transport clients another Hospital

Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent. One year patient care experience or college coursework may be substituted for education requirement.  Experience in mental health/addictions facility.  Valid Florida Driver's License with a safe driving record and current auto insurance.

Preferred Qualification: Previous working knowledge in healthcare setting.  CPR certification; crisis training.  CNA Certification preferred.

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  Good Communication Skills

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  1. Able to obtain Vial Signs, (BP, Resp, Temp).  Able to perform Urine Drug screens and report results to nursing.

  2. Provides assistance and supervision to clients in their activities of daily living.

  3. Assists in providing for and supervising clients' special nutritional needs.

  4. Provides social interaction opportunities for clients.

  5. Assists in training newly hired Behavioral Technicians.

  6. Completes 15 minute safety checks.

  7. Inventories and documents patient belongings including contraband and monetary items.

  8. Mediates agitated clients using approved Team Verbal techniques.

  9. Responds to emergency codes Dr. Show and Dr. Armstrong using TEAM Physical/Verbal techniques.

  10. Basic computer skills - data Entry and documentation of Vital Signs and shift notes.

Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Depends on schedule/position.  These are 12 hour shifts.  Either 7AM-7PM or 7PM-7AM.  Travel may be required. If you are working PRN, your schedule will reflect the needs of the department.

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