Behavioral Health Tech - BHT - Night Shift - Weekends in Tucson, AZ at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2018

Job Description

Sonora Behavioral Health is a unique hospital where we create the ideal environment in which to transcend the challenges of the past and pursue a healthy, productive, and promising future. Our acute inpatient psychiatric hospital, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs allow our staff the opportunity to increase both their personal and professional development in the field of behavioral health. Sonora Behavioral Health, is growing and looking for Full-Time Behavioral Health Technicians for night shifts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Under the supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Nursing.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Completes tasks related to management of patient behavior in the therapeutic milieu.

  • Maintains the patient activity schedule.

  • Supervises patient participation in school.

  • Assists patients in benefiting from program services through the use of appropriate crisis prevention and de-escalation skills.

  • Documents each shift on patient behavior and participation in programming.

  • Communicates pertinent patient information across shifts and to other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least one year of acute healthcare required 

  • Must have excellent written/oral communication skills

  • Must be able to demonstrate and conduct HWC Therapeutic Restraint process

  • Must possess strong ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology preferred

  • Must possess strong ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Current CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain

  • Ability to complete Handle with Care course is required

  • Clear TB screening

  • Clear background and drug screen

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