Behavioral Health Tech - PRN Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/23/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Behavioral Health Tech - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, 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 and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours:

PRN / Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists in the delivery of patient care as a team member by performing specific patient care tasks as directed by the RN in charge.
  • Assists with admission of patient by obtaining vital sign (TPR, BP and weight) and recording in admission data base within 30 minutes of patient's arrival to room.
  • Checks luggage and belongings on admission or return from pass and initiates appropriate disposition of contraband keeping accurate record of personal belongings with no reported loss of valuables.
  • Monitors and documents patient's food and fluid intake.
  • Collects, prepares, labels and delivers specimens to lab according to policy.
  • Escorts patients during admission, transfer, discharge, and outside activity.
  • Participates in recreational and exercise groups on unit.
  • Monitors patient's bathing, assisting if necessary.
  • Assists patients with personal laundry if needed.
  • Monitors and records patient's sleep patterns, reporting pertinent observations to case manager.
  • Promotes a quiet, restful environment during a sleep periods.
  • Makes patient rounds according to policy and at direction of treatment team.
  • Assists in maintaining suicide/elopement precautions through appropriate observation, documentation and reporting to charge nurse.

What You Will Need:

  • BLS from the AHA
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 1 year in inpatient acute psychiatric setting preferred.

Job Summary:

The Mental Health Technician performs specified patient care for a designated time frame, functioning under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, to assist in providing quality care consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the Nursing Department and Hospital Administration.  Serves as a member of the treatment team and assists in carrying out the therapeutic patient program.

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

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