OK-SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital - Oklahoma City
Looking for an opportunity where patients come first and you are valued as a team member? We have opportunities for you in our child, adolescent, adult and geriatric units. We have full time, part time and prn positions available on various shifts at our two locations - Midtown and our south campus at 59th and Penn. As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will be a vital member of the care team for our patients, assessing and evaluating their condition, while providing compassion and comfort. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you.
Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
Provides or assists with providing direct patient care and therapeutic interventions based on patient care assignments from RN.
Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.
Applies knowledge of group dynamics in participating in therapeutic groups and maintaining the milieu.
Monitors patients to ensure safety, including but not limited to rounding, environmental and safety checks.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree in the behavioral health field, or equivalent years of experience and education
No experience required
Constant standing and walking.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
Occasional lifting/moving patients.
Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
Licenses / Certifications:
BLS HCP Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider - American Heart Association (AHA) - American Heart Association (AHA)
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.