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Sanford Health Behavioral Health Technician - Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Psych - FT Days in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: 1711 University Building
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 1711 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

Department Details

This position is Monday-Friday in a partial hospitalization program for adolescents; hours will be between 8am and 5pm.

Job Summary

The Behavioral Health Technician contributes to the care and safety of psychiatric patients under the direction and control of the psychiatric staff and patient orders. The Behavioral Health Technician assists in leading groups, including groups for leisure or socialization, exercise, stress management and relaxation skills, daily living skill building, and art therapy.

The Behavioral Health Technician may provide assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and recording vital signs, and providing psychosocial support and other personal care to assigned resident.

The Behavioral Health Technician assists the patient in transferring, repositioning, and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment. May complete tasks related to food preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining experience for the resident. Assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate. May collect samples of blood and other fluids from patients after completing appropriate laboratory training.

The Behavioral Health Technician must have good human relations and communication skills. Must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the licensed clinical staff. Must be able to acquire a basic knowledge of patient care principles, medical terminology and equipment within the assigned service area.

Qualifications

Must have good human relations and communication skills. Must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the licensed nurse. Must be able to acquire a basic knowledge of patient care principles, medical terminology and equipment within the assigned service area.

Whether working in Minnesota or North Dakota, certification is preferred. If working in North Dakota and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be registered as a Nurse Assistant through the North Dakota Department of Health within four months from the date of initial employment. Certification is required if designated by law (i.e. Home Care). If applicable to position, may require a valid class D driver's license and good driving record.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-52435
Featured: No