Behavioral Health Tech - FT Evenings at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    20014699
  • Job Family
    Behavioral
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    2 - Evening

Job Description


Description

Behavioral Health Tech - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Evenings

When you work your 12-hour shift in between the hours below, you will add the differentials to the base rate of pay.

7a-3p = base pay

3p-11p = base plus 8%

11p-7a = base plus 12%

Weekends is the above plus another 10%


You Will Be Responsible For:

•    Perform and documentation of temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.

•    Perform and documentation of Q 15 minute and one-to-one patient monitoring.

•    Documentation of patient behaviors.

•    Facilitate and documentation of groups.

•    Conducts safety rounds, contraband searches, ensuring units are clean, orderly, and free of potential safety hazards.


Qualifications
What you will need:
  • High school graduate (Required).
    Basic Life Support (BLS) (Required)
  • Bedside Mobile Workstations (BMW), restraint /seclusion beds, chair and equipment, video-monitoring, computer, scanner, fax machine, copier, flipcharts, multi-line/feature telephone, DVD, printer, calculator, AED, vital sign machine.
  • Bachelor’s social science field and degree in social science (Preferred).
  • A year of behavioral health experience (Preferred).
  • Certification in Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) behavioral patient management course (Preferred).
  • Certification as a Mental Health Technician (Preferred).
  • Phlebotomy Certification (Preferred).
  • Requires effective communication skill, demonstrated initiative, and capacity for independent functioning.
  • Adaptability to stressful situations.
  • Ability to exhibit patience.

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Technician performs direct patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for the population served under the direction of a Registered Nurse / Licensed Vocational Nurse. This care is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care goals.  Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or department assigned. This position directly reports to the Lead BHT / Evening Nurse Charge / Nurse Manager.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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