Behavioral Health Technician - PRN

Behavioral Health Technician - PRN

AllHealth Network | Littleton, CO, 80121, US
Salary Range:$32,000 – $40,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 18 days ago

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Description

Do you want to be part of a high-performing team of 500+ behavioral health professionals, serving 18,000 clients each year?

Do you want to do meaningful work with a mission-driven organization, improving the quality of life in your community through compassionate, integrated behavioral health services?

Well then, we've got great news for you: AllHealth Network is growing!

We're seeking two Behavioral Health Technicians to join the team on our Acute Care Campus, where we provide direct care and management for clients experiencing acute mental health crises.

This is a PRN, non-exempt position working 12-hour shifts on an as needed basis, that is compensated on an hourly basis, at a rate of $18 - $21/hr, + $3 per hour shift differential for hours worked between 5PM & 7AM on Monday through Friday and for all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday.

Behavioral Health Technicians work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide crisis assessment, monitoring, and client care in an environment that optimizes safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/clinical care errors, while providing support to the people receiving services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Monitor the clinical milieu including accountability for completion of routine 15-minute, 30-minute and line-of-sight checks. Initiate regular interactions with clients to observe client mental status and safety risk on the unit
* Assist clients in activities of daily living and lead supportive care initiatives
* Provide opportunities, through daily interaction, for clients to achieve optimal wellness during an acute mental health crisis while aligning with treatment goals
* Facilitate some therapeutic groups and activities to assist clients in developing skills to help them problem solve, reduce crisis response, meet goals, and prepare for discharge to the community
* Assist with admission and discharge of clients
* Actively participate in crisis management, including de-escalation when a person is in crisis or at risk of escalating on the unit
* Ensure timely documentation of all interventions provided. Ensure all clinical and administrative documentation is written according to regulatory guidelines

Required Qualifications:

The Behavioral Health Technician position requires a High School Diploma or GED.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Some college coursework in Human Services, Nursing Assistant Certification and/or prior experience working in a behavioral health setting.
* Ability to establish trust and rapport with individuals in an acute care setting and their support systems, including families, significant others and caretakers.
* Ability to assess and intervene in a high-intensity, crisis environment.
* Ability to document according to guidelines in the Electronic Health Record
* Ability to work as part of a team