Behavioral Health Tech - Medical / Surgical Behavioral Health Unit

Job ID
2020-114279
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Medical / Surgical Behavioral Health Unit
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
12 Hour Day
Standard Hours
0700-1900
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN to be part of our dynamic patient care team. Passionate about the health and well-being of our patients. This Tech will assist in the nursing care of patients in the Nursing Units. Provide basic patient care; take and record vital signs to include temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake-output measurements. Orients patients to treatment setting and assists with activities of daily living as needed. Reviews and participates in implementation of the patient treatment plan. Makes rounds and monitors patients activities, physical and mental status and reports to nursing staff. Conducts a variety of patient safety monitoring activities such as observational checks. Documents observations, interventions, and group activities in the patient medical record while maintaining confidentiality of all health information. Create a positive work environment and efficient, quality patient care. Patient care assignments may include adult and geriatric age groups.
 
This position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health
 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:
  • CNA license- AZ
  • One year actual experience in a mental health setting.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Medical terminology
  • Proficient in English.
 
Preferred:
  • Two years actual experience in a mental health setting
  • Associates Degree in a behavioral science or Bachelor's degree in a related field.

 

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