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Physician / New Mexico / Locum tenens / Behavioral Health Technician Job

Company: All Medical Personnel
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Behavioral Health Technician Location: Albuquerque, NM Shift: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. Duration: 8 Weeks Start: ASAP Job Details: Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, provides direct patient care to patients as assigned. Maintains a safe and efficient working and treatment environment per facility policies and procedures. Communicates effectively with the treatment team to ensure safe, quality care is provided to all patients. 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, i.e., suicidal, threatening behavior, elopement and/or other situations, using approved interventions. Initiate and/or participate in provision of emergency medical care when indicated. 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. Participate with the treatment team in implementation of the individualized plan of care. 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. Ensure compliance with infection control protocols and/or policies by patients, visitors, and staff. Facilitate a therapeutic and safe environment. Ensure all patient valuables retained at the hospital during inpatient stay are recorded and stored per policy. Ensure patients are discharged with all personal belongings, medications, prescriptions, discharge, and referral information. Act to preserve patient and family dignity and safety. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent Experience working in Inpatient Psychic, or Inpatient Nursing Assistant or Patient Care, or Medical Assistant One year acute inpatient with psychiatric care experience preferred Certifications Required: Crisis Prevention Institute Certification BLS ( American heart or Heart association) CPI/ CPR Certified per policy About Us: All Medical Personnel is a national leader in healthcare staffing and recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing firms. Our team of seasoned recruiters are experienced in their ability to recruit, screen and place medical professionals for all types of healthcare settings.

Keywords: All Medical Personnel, Albuquerque , Physician / New Mexico / Locum tenens / Behavioral Health Technician Job, Professions , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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