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Behavioral Health Technician Ii Part Time Mercy Health St. Charles

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lucas
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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POSITION CRITERIA The ability and willingness to identify with, share in, and have a commitment to the philosophy, mission, values and vision of our Sponsors and Catholic Health Partners.Outstanding interpersonal and communication skillsProfessional appearance, aptitude, and attitudeAbility to prioritize multiple assignments while meeting rigid deadlinesImpeccable ethics and integrityAbility to maintain appropriate professional boundariesAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, families, a variety of professional disciplines and the general public.Ability to use critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills including but not limited to analysis, problem solving, and decision-makingAbility to efficiently manage time, priorities and resourcesPossesses basic computer skills; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applicationsAbility to follow instruction, use constructive feedback, demonstrate professionalism, responsibility, critical thinking, and stress management skillAbility to maintain strict client confidentiality, HIPAA complianceCultural sensitivityAbility to Travel.Ability to organize and maintain supplies and equipmentRequires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Frequently lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds (with assistance). Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours. Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.Certificates License Registrations; Basic Life Support Certification RequiredAAPT Certification upon hireEducation and/or ExperienceBachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree with 5 years' experience in mental health.Must be able to work as part of multidisciplinary team.Licensed or certified as required by appropriate state or national licensing boardSpecial physical requirements: Sits and stands throughout the day. Physical management of patients in crisis situation may be necessary.Required Job Specific Training: De-Escalation training within 90 days of hire.KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (not all-inclusive)It is expected that all of the Principal Duties and Responsibilities identified below will be performed in a manner that reflects the values of Catholic Health Partners, which are: Compassion, Excellence, Human Dignity, Justice, Sacredness of Life and Service.Promotes and maintains a safe environment conducive to healing and health promotion.Performs active milieu assessment while assigned to safety rounds.Performs screening on admission related to services needed.Identifies patient behaviors that contribute to development of a crisis; utilizes non-verbal andverbal techniques to de-escalate crisis situations.Provides direct patient care and monitors ongoing status under the direction of the RN.Observes and documents patient information pertinent to patient's condition per policy.Assists with ADL's in a goal-directed manner consistent with the program and plan of care.Assists with vital sign as assigned.Initiates and maintains a therapeutic relationship with patients.Facilitates the development of appropriate behaviors, self-expression, and social interaction.Facilitates or co-facilitates groups as assigned and assists in the provision of education, social and recreational rehabilitative experiences for the patients.Identifies patient needs.Provides input to the interdisciplinary treatment team.Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reports to designated Manager (or employer hotline) any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or policies.Demonstrates ethical, sound professional practices and personal accountability. Acts in alignment with the mission and core values of Catholic Health Partners.Holds others accountable to standards of performance.Displays a curiosity and desire for knowledge and staying current with colleagues, be curious about business and the health care services industry.Regularly invests time in encouraging the team to innovate, continuously improve processes and share knowledge.Maintains the privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information. Uses and discloses only that information which is necessary to perform the function of the job.Maintains compliance with established corporate and departmental policies and procedures, quality improvement program, customer service and productivity expectations.Demonstrates behaviors consistent with stated core values of Catholic Healthcare Partners and the Behavioral Health department Code of Ethics.Participates in administrative meetings and committees (staff meetings, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, employee engagement, etc.) to exchange information that relates to program updates, identify program barriers and anticipate future program needs in accordance with appropriate accreditation standards and within facility policies.Participates in the supervision of clinical interns or students and/or volunteers, utilizing orientation, observation, record reviews, feedback and evaluations as required.Participates in the safe management of the milieu, intervening effectively with patients who behave inappropriately or who are having coping difficulty, utilizing effective non-abusive crisis prevention/intervention techniques.Treats patients and families with empathy and respect.Maintains effective working relationships with team members, (requires both flexibility and setting limits).Performs work in accordance with the facility standards and policies regarding risk management, safety, infection control, etc.Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.Develops annual personalized professional goals in conjunction with supervisor.Seeks and participates in learning opportunities that meet personal and departmental goals.Other duties as assigned by manager or director. Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD& DAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.Paid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:24Work Shift:NightsDepartment:Chemical Dependency/Detox Program Mercy St. Charles All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitmentmercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitmentmercy.com

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