The University of Kansas Hospital - Behavioral Health Careers

Behavioral Health Technician Job

Facility: KVC Prairie Ridge

Department: KVC ACUTE PSYCH ADULT

Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours: all shifts

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Behavioral Health Tech I

Responsibilities:

Supervises and assists patients through the completion of daily responsibilities, activities and daily living skills.

Provide needed supports to improve treatment outcomes.

Models positive behavior and effective problem solving techniques.

Assists with structured group activities.

Completes required documentation, forms and reports per agency's policy and procedures.

Documents relevant information on each client regarding their behavior and interactions.

Responsible for keeping the unit safe, clean and orderly.

May assist in meal preparation and laundry as needed and directed.

Provides transportation for patients to visits and other appointments as needed and directed .

Provides crisis intervention and initiates emergency response plan, when necessary.

Attends staff meeting as directed.

Attends and completes all required in-service training and course work on an annual basis per agency requirements.

Monitors patient phone calls and visitations as required.

Review patient case histories and become familiar with patient treatment plan goals.

Become familiar with the Employee Manual, Operations Manual and organizational policies and procedures.

May act in a Lead Capacity when Unit Supervisor is absent from Unit based upon workloads and staffing requirements, as needed.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

One to three months related experience and/or training required

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