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Behavioral Health Technician -Nights 8 Hr. Shifts

Universal Health Services


Location:
PHOENIX, AZ
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
230415
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Management
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Behavioral Health Technician -Nights 8 Hr. Shifts

Job Code:  230415
Facility: Quail Run Behavioral Health
Location: PHOENIX, AZ US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Allied Health,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Nursing,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Behavioral Health Technician provides basic nursing care, aids with activities of daily living, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment, under the direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse and unit Lead Behavioral Health Technician, within the job modifications and work restrictions outlined by their physician

 
Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Minimum two (2) years of education focused on nursing, psychology,
social service, medicine or related field preferred. Completion of EMT, CNA, Medical Assistant, Security Training
program or equivalent preferred.

Experience: Experience in a psychiatric setting preferred.

Knowledge/Skills:

• Must be able to interact positively with patients on a daily basis whose behavior may be difficult, uncooperative or aggressive.
• Must be able to perform concentrated and/or complex mental activity with frequent involvement in complex and/or highly technical situations;
• Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;
• Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;
• Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;
• Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;
• Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads an work assignments on a constant basis;
• Must have effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal.
• Must possess a valid Arizona Drivers License in order to transport patients and/or staff, or drive hospital vehicles.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITON:

• Must be able to demonstrate special training, knowledge and skills specific to age groups, as well as job and/or program specific competency within the first three (3) months of training, and annually thereafter.

• Must be certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation upon hire and bi-annually thereafter.

• Must complete all required mandatory inservices annually.



• Must be tested for Tuberculosis with a PPD skin test or chest x-ray upon hire; PPD skin test required annually or chest x-ray tri-annually thereafter.

• Must be certified in CPI within the first three (3) months of hire and annually thereafter.


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