Behavioral Health Technician at SSM Health Care St. Louis

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Wentzville, Missouri





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling.

MO-SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES




  • 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.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree in the behavioral health field, or equivalent years of experience and education



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • 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.

  • Occasional driving.




Licenses / Certifications:



Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) - American Heart Association (AHA)



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

12010002 BHS Adol WZ



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36


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.


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