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Behavioral Health Technician - Full-Time Days

Company: Haven Behavioral Healthcare
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOffering Hope, Health and Healing Hours: Full-Time Days, 7am-7pmHaven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque is seeking caring and compassionate people to join our team of devoted healthcare professionals. About Haven of AlbuquerqueHaven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque is a 48-bed licensed, acute care behavioral hospital that provides a safe, nurturing environment for the treatment of complex mental health issues. We offer innovative, customized treatment in both inpatient and outpatient programs, customizing our care based on your individual needs and preferences. Our compassionate, expert treatment is designed to help our patients move past their illness and take back control of their life. Haven provides both intensive inpatient and outpatient therapies that address a wide range of mental health conditions and mood disorders. Our expert, customized treatment strategies offer relief from the debilitating symptoms of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia. We are seeking talented Behavioral Health Technicians. 12 Hour Shifts - Full-Time Days, 7am-7pm, schedule. As a Behavioral Health Technician you will provide direct patient care to patients under the supervision of the Registered Nurse while maintaining a safe and efficient working and treatment environment. Your ability to collaborate effectively with physicians and multidisciplinary team members to ensure safe, quality patient care will be essential to success. Why Haven of Albuquerque

  • A small family like environment where focus is on patient outcomes
  • Dedicated, passionate leaders who are hands-on and accessible.
  • The opportunity to make a difference in our patients lives every day. POSITION SUMMARY
    • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care to patients as assigned.
    • Carry out all aspects of patient care and other assignments as directed by the Charge Nurse.
    • Observe whether specialized services may be needed and communicate to the Charge Nurse/RN.
    • Perform ongoing observation of the patients and milieu to ensure active treatment is provided and patients are participating.
    • Respond appropriately and timely to patient requests.
    • Report changes in patients condition or behavior to the Charge Nurse/RN, including agitation, high-risk behaviors, changes in vital signs, and eating, sleeping, and toileting patterns
    • Intervene appropriately with patients experiencing a behavioral crisis situation
    • Provide support and direct assistance to patients who are unable to attend to their activities of daily living by assisting them with meals, daily grooming, ambulation and toileting as needed.
    • Report factors that may impede successful accomplishment of the treatment plan to the Charge Nurse/RN.
    • Provide patient educational information for identified learning needs.
    • Facilitate educational/activity groups as assigned or when indicated using approved materials. Recommend alternative activities based on patient functioning level and treatment plan.
    • Monitor vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalentEXPERIENCE: One year acute inpatient with psychiatric care experience preferred.Haven Behavioral Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Keywords: Haven Behavioral Healthcare, Albuquerque , Behavioral Health Technician - Full-Time Days, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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