Job: Behavioral Health Tech - Senior Behavioral Health - FT - Nights

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Job Description

2063-009 Behavioral Health Tech - Senior Behavioral Health - FT - Nights-1749721

About us:
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital where staff is committed to patient safety and strive to provide high quality patient care. The dedicated team of professionals provide a full-range of healthcare services including a Level IV Trauma ER, a 17 bed senior behavioral health unit, and an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility. Technology also plays a key role at OVH as evidenced by its robotic partial knee resurfacing program, robotic surgical program and its TRU-D "robot" that enhances the infection control process. Additional services include outpatient imaging and laboratory, sleep centers, physical therapy, and a cardiac cath lab. Affiliated with OVH is Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists including Desert Cardiology. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Description
 
The Behavioral Health Technician in the Senior Behavioral Health department at Oro Valley Hospital provides direct patient care to adult and geriatric adults with psychiatric disorders and ensures the safety and well-being of patients.
The BHT also monitors unit patients and completes rounds as assigned and participates in treatment planning by helping to identify patients' problems, needs & strengths, reports all areas of concern regarding patient's mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse.
The BHT also assists in obtaining vital signs, safety search of patients and personnel belongings, obtaining specimens and orienting new patients and carries out clerical and administrative assignment to support patient care and department operations including taking and routing telephone calls.        

Qualifications
 
Education: 
High School or equivalent required. 
Post High School vocational/specialized training preferred.
Experience: 
One (1) year experience in behavioral health or caring for the elderly.
Skills: 
Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means; excellent customer service skills, ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.
Licenses/Certifications:
Required: 
American Heart Association BLS (CPR)
Handle With Care (HWC) certification required within 30 days of start date, CPI for current employees (prior to 11/1/2016) will be valid until expiration date, then HWC must be obtained.                

Job Behavioral Health
Primary Location  AZ-Oro Valley (Tucson region)
Organization Oro Valley Hospital
Working Location OVH

Shift Night Shift
Forecasted paid hours per shift 12
Forecasted hours per pay week 36
Employee Status Full-time

 

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