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Behavioral Health Tech

Company: Valley Behavioral Health
Location: Barling
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our team as a Behavioral Health Tech! If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you!BENEFITS:Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees.-- Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate--
  • Increased shift differentials now available!
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry.-- Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities.
  • Sign-On Bonus available:
    • Full-time with 6 months verifiable healthcare experience
      • 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - $1,500.00
      • 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. - $1,750.00
      • Full-time with no experience
        • 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - $1,000.00
        • 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. - $1,250.00AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURSValley Behavioral Health has current openings on all shifts.-- Shifts are 8 hours with rotating weekends.-- Behavioral Health Techs will get 2 days off during the week when they are scheduled for weekend shifts.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECH--
          • Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.
          • Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.
          • Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.
          • Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.
          • May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.
          • Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.
          • Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
            • High school diploma or equivalent required
            • Six months or more experience working in a healthcare setting
            • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility)Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor---s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Valley Behavioral Health, Fort Smith , Behavioral Health Tech, Healthcare , Barling, Arkansas

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