The Behavioral Health Technician performs non-professional nursing tasks in the care and comfort of primarily adult and geriatric adult population with both acute and chronic behavior illness. Completes tasks as assigned by the Registered Nurse (RN). Performs specific treatment procedures under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The Behavioral Health Technician maintains patient care areas, equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly fashion. Restock inventories and supplies to keep supplies readily available. Transfers patients to and from procedures as directed by Charge Nurse. The Behavioral Health Technician may be needed to work beyond the regular tour of duty or in another patient care units as assigned by director, nurse manager or nurse supervisor. Conducts groups with adult and geriatric population.
Required: Minimum 60 hours of human services, psychology, education, sociology, or related field in this Behavioral Health Technician role
Two years experience in an acute behavioral care setting preferred
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to detect changes in human physiological and psychological condition
Behavioral Health Technician is able to perform effectively in a fast paced, stressful environment
Current American Heart Association BLS certification
Current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) card/certificate
Job: Behavioral Tech
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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: 2105010279
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.