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Behavioral Health Tech

Company: Acadia
Location: Midvale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT US:We provide inpatient treatment to people experiencing psychiatric and chemical dependency crises. Lately, there has been an alarming increase in depression, anxiety and substance abuse among our friends and neighbors. As the demand for mental health and chemical dependency services increases across the country, we are expanding to meet the needs of our fellow Utahns. Come grow with us!JOB SUMMARY:Responsible for providing personal care services to patients at the facility under the direction of the Director of Nursing.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.Engage patients in interactions, group therapy and activities designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals and increase therapeutic coping skills.Complete and maintain required documentation. Complete paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place on the unit.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer one year experience working with the specific population of the facility.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:First Aid, CPR required prior to hire. De-escalation and restraint certification required after hire. May require a valid state driver's in facilities where transporting patient is an essential function.AVAILABLE BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401k, and Paid Time Off.SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to work a rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Acadia, Salt Lake City , Behavioral Health Tech, Healthcare , Midvale, Utah

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