The Behavioral Health Technician will function as support to licensed behavioral health personnel.With minimum supervision the BHT provides therapeutic services and individualized patient care with particular attention to the mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of the patient and the family.
Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)
Preferred: Associates or Bachelorï¿½s Degree in behavioral health related field.
Required:Current CPR, CPI (or equivalent). (Can obtain during orientation).
Required: Six weeks of Behavioral Health work experience.
Preferred: Two years of Behavioral Health experience on an acute, inpatient psychiatric unit providing direct care to patients.
Required:Must possess excellent human relations skills.
Preferred: Able to conduct therapeutic individual and or group activities for patients.
Required:Must have a working knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology, commonly prescribed psychiatric medications, and ability to meet the unique needs of the client population.
Preferred: Basic computer skills.
Required: Must be 21 years old per Arizona Admin Code R9-20-204.
Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays and/or weekends.Must be able to perform all duties, including lifting and transferring, using proper body mechanics. Must be able to transport self to various sites as required.When using own vehicle must have valid Arizona driversï¿½ license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum standards of the state of Arizona.
Job: Behavioral Tech
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005038735
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.