Behavioral Health Tech PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20021744
  • Job Family
    Behavioral
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Behavioral Health Tech PRN - 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 extends 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


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic interventions

  • Observes and records patient behaviors and activities

  • Reports changes in patient conditions to appropriate personnel and recommends treatment plan modifications

  • Establishes therapeutic relationships with assigned patients

  • Works directly with patients, family members, physicians, and community providers to ensure collaborative and continuous care

  • May be required to manage daily group activities

  • Assists patients to perform routine activities of daily living

  • Recognizes potential escalation of behavior and has ability to use appropriate verbal and physical interventions

  • Recognizes potential safety hazards, intervenes for the safety of patients, visitors and staff and notifies appropriate department or person for correction of the problem

  • Assists in restraint situations: utilizing de-escalation skills to prevent restraints, applying restraints when needed with RN direction, maintaining patient safety, appropriate documentation of patient behaviors and interventions

  • Implements activities in a consistent manner

  • Adheres to activity calendar and/or program schedule. Demonstrates skills in self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and behavior management

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Ability to communicate appropriately professionally and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry

  • Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and local, state, and national laws

  • Ability to understand and process instructions from physicians and other personnel

  • Proficiency in computer systems to enter and track patient records

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  • High school degree or equivalent

    • Associates Degree or Technical degree in related field preferred

    • One year of healthcare setting preferred

  • BLS required

  • Aggression Management certification required during orientation

Job Summary:

Provides direct behavioral health patient care



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

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