Behavioral Health Technician - (BHT) - PRN - Nights (7p-7a)

US-AZ-Tucson
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-6085
Division
Behavioral Health (BH)

Overview

 Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Behavioral Health is a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare Group headquartered in Dallas.  We are looking for a team of exceptional executives to develop a premier Behavioral Health subsidiary.  Cornerstone is a leading healthcare provider committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. 

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.

Responsibilities

The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for supporting the therapeutic milieu under the direction of the RN or LPN/LVN, by ensuring that the schedule /program is consistently delivered, patients are supervised, that safety is maintained, and patients and families are treated with dignity and respect. Responsibilities also include assisting patients with activities of daily living care and crisis intervention.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to project a professional image
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must demonstrate flexibility to meet the needs of all patients
  • Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (Order entry, data input)
  • Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs
  • Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace

 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • High school diploma
  • Previous experience in a Psychiatric health care facility or working with geriatric patients preferred
  • Will require valid driver’s license and a favorable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR), along with proof of insurance when using a hospital vehicle

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Certificate from an accredited Nurse Technician program or nursing assistant training preferred
  • CPR certification and SAMA training required prior to any patient contact and must be maintained throughout employment

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