HealthEast

  • Behavioral Technician-HUC (Part-time Day/Evenings with Benefits)

    Job Location US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-10954
    Category
    Mental Health/Social Services
    Contract Status
    NG
    FTE
    0.60
    Authorized Hours
    48
    Shift
    Day/Evening Rotation
    Department
    MH IP 5ABD
    Standard Work Schedule
    8 hour shifts every other weekend
  • Overview

    As a member of the interdependent team led by a designated RN, assists with the achievement of patient and unit outcomes by performing patient care duties and activities for a group of patients. Creates as atmosphere of hospitality on the unit and contributes to efficient unit operation by carrying out unit clerical and receptionist activities and transcribing physician orders.

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates commitment to the universal guiding principles of the patient care model in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing Vision
    • Supports the Nursing Process to achieve outcome focused patient care
    • Communicates effectively with patient/family, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the care of the patient
    • Achieves customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all internal and external customers (patients, families and physicians)
    • Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards and department policies and procedures
    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
    • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associate's Degree required
    • Bachelors degree in Psychology/Chemical dependency or related field preferred
    • 1 year experience in Mental Health preferred 
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (and First Aid certification if located within Chemical Dependency unit) required
    • Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

    • Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families

    • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

    • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)
    • Ability to identify, assess, understand, and cope with a serious situation, especially from the moment it first occurs to the point that recovery procedures start
    • Familiar with medical terminology and medical spelling

     

     

    About HealthEast

     

    At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

     

    We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

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