Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technician

Preferred Family Healthcare | Joplin, MO, 64804, US

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We're a Good Family to Know:

Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) is a community-based healthcare organization that offers a full array of integrated services, serving more than 100,000 individuals each year in nearly 100 locations throughout Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Illinois.

Our greatest reward has been the opportunity to serve families and communities in need for the past 40 years. At PFH, our future is brighter than ever! With changes in leadership, focused priorities and strong core values, PFH remains a "Good Family to Know!"

Your role at PFH:

As a Behavioral Health Technician, you are responsible for direct and supportive care to clients/patients. You will:

+ Participate as an active member of the treatment team by helping to identify client's strengths, needs, abilities and preferences.

+ Ensure that all program expectations and rules are adhered to, and report behaviors to supervisor, which will assist with therapeutic interventions.

+ Adhere to all medication policies and work with trained nursing staff to ensure all medication policies are followed whether client/patient administered or PFH associate administered

+ Assist in admission/orientation process including obtaining vital signs if applicable, safety search of client/patient and belongings and collecting any urine/lab specimens for testing.

+ Assist and educate clients/patients in performing daily activities as needed

+ Provide client/patient transportation as needed.

You'll love being a part of our family because:

Our associates are our most valuable asset! We understand the role their satisfaction plays in the quality of services they provide. Through encouragement, our associates are empowered to optimize their strengths through ongoing training to ensure they are equipped and feel competent to serve our clients.

Our human resources team wants to let you know what's required:

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (exists up the 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (exists 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Employment is conditional upon the receipt of appropriate background checks. Upon offer of employment, you must grant permission for Preferred Family Healthcare to verify accuracy, legitimacy, and results in regards to the following conditions of employment:

+ Background check that includes criminal history and abuse/ neglect.

+ Motor vehicle driving record check.

+ Education and license/certification verification (if applicable).

+ Employment and/or personal reference checks.