Behavioral Health Technician

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  • Davis Regional Medical Center Davis Regional Medical Center

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Job Summary
The Behavioral Health Technician, acts as a role model and provides direct care for patients under the supervision of professional staff.  Recognizes and assists with appropriate interventions for patient problems, records on the medical chart, facilitates education groups, assists with assessments and assists with implementing treatment plans Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. 

Company Description

Davis Regional Medical Center (DRMC) has been serving the greater Statesville area for over one hundred years. Davis Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest level of compassionate, patient centered care for members of our community and surrounding area. 

Essential Functions

  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with patients through assistance with daily living, which may include personal hygiene, grooming, laundry, meals, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall maintenance of a therapeutic and safe environment in the unit.
  • Performs routine duties such as taking vital signs, height/weight of patients and collects routine specimens, as needed.
  • Documents safety checks and therapeutic communication & 1:1 patient interactions.
  • Leads daily educational groups focused on essential skills patients need to manage their symptoms.
  • Works under immediate supervision of the RN.
  • Reports to a nurse manager or nurse leader.

Education Requirement

  • Minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree with some education or experience in mental health. Prefer a mental health certified associate and/or a degree in a related field i.e. psychology, sociology, etc.
  • Preferred at least one year experience with behavioral health patients, adults and/or geriatrics. Experience in a healthcare environment and/or social services area preferred. 

Benefit Options

The benefits of working at Davis Regional Medical Center / Davis Medical Group are long and robust. Our benefit programs of “My Health, My Reward, and My Future” include:

  • Competitive compensation              
  • Paid time off plans for vacation, holidays and illness
  • Health insurance coverage for medical, dental, vision and prescription medication
  • 401 (k) retirement plans
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexibility spending accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Numerous employee recognition programs

Our Values of “TLC – Teamwork, Loyalty, and Compassion” are the heartbeat of our organization. These values are evident in how we serve our patients, their families, our co-workers and the community.

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