Behavioral Health Tech - Child/Adolescent Unit

Behavioral Health Tech - Child/Adolescent Unit

Dean Health | Oklahoma City, OK, 73113, US

Posted a month ago

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Description

* Sign on Bonus available for qualified candidates*

Our mission and values put the patient first and helps you to feel valued while respecting teamwork and collaboration. As a Behavioral Health Tech, you will learn ways to adapt care and adjust treatment plans for patients' evolving needs. This position is full time, 7p - 7a, working on our child/adolescent unit at our main campus. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you.

Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
* Provides or assists with providing direct patient care and therapeutic interventions based on patient care assignments from RN.
* Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
* Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.
* Applies knowledge of group dynamics in participating in therapeutic groups and maintaining the milieu.
* Monitors patients to ensure safety, including but not limited to rounding, environmental and safety checks.
* Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

* Associate's degree in the behavioral health field, or equivalent years of experience and education

EXPERIENCE

* No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

* Constant standing and walking.
* Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
* Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
* Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
* Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
* Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
* Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
* Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
* Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
* Occasional lifting/moving patients.
* Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
* Occasional driving.
* Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.