Behavioral Health Technician
SSM Health Care St. Louis

Wentzville, Missouri

Posted in Health and Safety
15 days ago


Job Info


It's more than a career, it's a calling.
MO-SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville

Worker Type:
Regular

Job Summary:
Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care and therapeutic interventions based on patient care assignments from RN.
  • Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.
  • Applies knowledge of group dynamics in participating in therapeutic groups and maintaining the milieu.
  • Monitors patients to ensure safety, including but not limited to rounding, environmental and safety checks.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
  • Associate's degree in the behavioral health field, or equivalent years of experience and education

EXPERIENCE
  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Occasional driving.

Licenses / Certifications:

Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Shift:
Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:

Employee

Department:
12010002 BHS Adol WZ

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
36

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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