The Behavioral Health Tech provides care and comfort measures to patients in need of acute mental health care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Performs specific patient care as assigned and supervised by a Registered Nurse. The Behavioral Health Tech maintains clean and orderly patient care areas, equipment and supplies. Restocks inventories and supplies to keep supplies readily available. The Behavioral Health Tech may need to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor.
Education Required: Minimum 60 hours of human services, psychology, education, sociology, or related field for this Behavioral Health Tech role
Experience Recent mental health care experience preferred
Certifications Required: Current BLS Certification
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to detect changes in human physiological condition
Able to function calmly in a fast paced, stressful environment
Completion of a successful Florida Protective Services Background check
Job: Behavioral Tech
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105012745
About Palmetto General Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.