Behavioral Health Tech

Posted: 07/31/2022

Come join our team as a Behavioral Health Tech! If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you!

BENEFITS:

Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees.  Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate 
  • Increased shift differentials now available!
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent training program
  • Sign-On Bonus available:
    • Full-time with 6 months verifiable healthcare experience
      • 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. - $1,750.00
    • Full-time with no experience
      • 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. - $1,250.00

AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURS

Valley Behavioral Health has current openings on all shifts.  Shifts are 8 hours with rotating weekends.  Behavioral Health Techs will get 2 days off during the week when they are scheduled for weekend shifts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECH 

  • 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.
  • May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.
  • Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.
  • Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Six months or more experience working in a healthcare setting
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility)