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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: STG International
Location: Eloy
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSTGi Offers Flexible Work Hours and a Sign-On BonusAre you looking for a more balanced work life?Are you tired of the demands in hospitals and private practice settings? If you are a dedicated hard worker who is extremely passionate in providing healthcare services and exceptional care to patients, we have the job for you...STGi provides detention health care services including medical, dental, and behavioral health to individuals in custody within ICE detention facilities. We are seeking Behavioral Health Technician candidates for full-time and PRN/Per Diem healthcare positions. PRREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEMinimum Associate degree in a behavioral science/specialty field.Minimum of two years of work experience in a mental health clinic or residential healthcare setting.Must obtain American Association of Psychiatric Technicians (AAPT) certification at level three within 12 months of hire.BLS for Healthcare Providers - certification through the American Heart Association -.Ability to pass a federal government security background check.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESUnder the clinical direction of a licensed Behavioral Health Provider, assists in:providing direct services to assigned population.health data collection.observations of behaviors and wellness checks.prompting as needed with activities of daily living.health and general program education and patient support.patient safety and risk monitoring.observation of patient's behaviors during all programming and recreation activities.Maintains a basic knowledge of behavioral health interventions including psychotropic medications and awareness of side effects and potential impact on patient functioning.Facilitate basic therapeutic groups (i.e., Processing Groups/Alternative Programming) and provides direct individual patient care and treatment.Assists in the development of specific behavioral treatment interventions such as coping skills, anger management, and other self-regulating behavior activities.Gathers patient care information through frequent contacts to assist behavioral health and medical providers with diagnosis, treatment planning, and medication management.PHYSICAL DEMANDSRequired to walk unaided at a normal pace for up to 10 minutes and maintain balance.Required to respond to any medical emergency within 4 minutes, where a fast walk or jog may be necessary to provide assistance.Required to perform CPR/emergency care standing or kneeling.Must have the ability to assist sick, injured or aging detainees or staff exiting the building during an emergency (may require lifting, dragging, wheeling or carrying someone who weighs significantly more than self).Must be able to see, hear and smell with or without the use of aides if necessary (exceptions on a case-by-case basis).Must easily alternate between kneeling and standing.Must be able to lift, push, or carry 30 pounds.Must be capable of standing on hard surfaces (cement floors) for long periods of time.STGi is driven to positively impact our customers, our employees, and the communities that we serve. STGi offers a competitive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and a PTO and paid sick leave policy.STGi is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.Required SkillsMedical Corps - 60J, 60L, 61F, 61H, 61N, 61R,62BMedical Specialist Corps - 65B, 65C, 65D;Nurse Corps - 66B,66H, 66P;Medical Service Corps - 67G, 67JMedical CMF - 68A, 68B, 68E, 68F, 68G, 68J, 68Q, 68R, 68S, 68T, 68W, 68X, 68Y

Keywords: STG International, Gilbert , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , Eloy, Arizona

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