Sierra Vista Regional Health Behavioral Health Technician in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Behavioral Health Technician

Department:

Behavioral Health

Schedule:

per-diem

Shift:

Hours:

Job Details:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Customer service skills are required

  • Experience is preferred

    Provides basic nursing care to patients including technical monitoring, taking vital signs and physical care. 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. Checks patient belongings for contraband. 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. Complies with legal, hospital and departmental policies, procedures and position requirements. Position requires the skills and ability to monitor and assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu.