Behavioral Health Technician

2000418

Avera St Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen, SD

Behavior Health Unit

Full Time

Day/Evening Shift

7:00am-7:30pm, 10:00am-10:30pm; 72hrs/2wks

Avera St. Luke's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital  

 

Avera Named to Forbes' Best-in-State Employers List

 

Job Highlights:

 

  • Provide physical and psychological care to mentally ill and chemically dependent patients.

Job Duties:

 

·         Demonstrates excellent communication skills.

·         Work with individuals and groups and provides skills consistent with interdisciplinary treatment plans.

·         Lead evening and weekend programming for Avera Addiction Care Center patients as scheduled.

·         Supervise the self-administration medication program.

·         Work closely with RN, Behavioral Health Counselor, and Avera Addiction Care Center counselors to ensure proper patient care is completed.

·         Ensure proper transportation for patients.

·         Assess individual needs and assist with admissions, transfers, and discharges.

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college preferred; or one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with a 12 Step Program and group facilitation desired but not required.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certifications.
  • Hight School/GED required.