Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Behavioral Health Technician Full Time Night Shift in Festus, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. Under the supervision of the registered nurse, assist in the individualized care of the patient directed toward achieving the patients' highest level of physical and mental wellness. Performs designated clinical procedures and non-clinical support tasks essential to nursing care. Assists in unit operational support tasks or duties. Performs duties and responsibilities in manner consistent with our mission, values, and Company service standards.QUALIFICATIONS: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Company . That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: Experience and Education Requirements: MINIMUM REQUIRED Education: Completion of one to two years of college undergraduate studies in Psychology or mental health related field. Successful completion of Basic Skills I course within one month of hire or transfer Experience: Minimum 6 months experience working in a mental health setting. Other skills and knowledge: skills, knowledge, abilities Must have excellent oral and written skills, caring attitude, and assumption of responsibility. Must be able to deal appropriately with stressful situations. Working as part of a team is essential. Has regular contact with medical and nursing staff and significant contacts with patients and families. Job requires frequent lifting and positioning of patients. PREFERRED Education: Bachelor's degree strongly preferred. Minimum skills, knowledge and ability requirements: Safety/Risk Management: a. Assist other staff when patient becomes aggressive. b. Performs safety rounds. c. Provides limit setting to patients when appropriate. d. Maintains a clean/safe environment. e. Complies with Infection Control Guidelines. f. Follows policy/procedure for Incident Report/Sentinel Events. g. Follows Confidentiality Policy/Procedure. h. Creates a safe environment. i. Adheres to Fall Precaution Policy/Procedures. j. Follows Restraint Management Policy/Procedure. k. Unit/departmental specific policies. l. Respects patients personal property. m. Adheres to hospital safety regulations; fire, tornado, environmental safety. n. Complies with patient rights/regulations. o. Performs equipment safety checks. Coordination of Services: a. Assists with admission process. b. Assists with transfer/discharge procedures. c. Assists with updating treatment plans. d. Participates in treatment planning. e. Documents patient physical/mental status in progress notes. f. Documentation is factually, accurate, organized, complete, current and confidential. Primary Aspects: a Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 784340Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..