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Behavioral Health Technician / Psych Tech

NurseCore Phoenix Full-Time/Part-Time
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Overview

Behavioral Health Technician / Psych Tech

$200 Sign on bonus!

Behavioral Health Technicians / Psych Techs, if you’re looking for career flexibility, we can help! At NurseCore we are passionate about connecting healthcare professionals and nurses with the medical positions that fit their lifestyle. We offer a variety of opportunities that allow you to set your schedule. As the national leader in medical staffing, we’ll find you the perfect career opportunity so you can concentrate on what you do best—helping people get better.

NurseCore is proud to offer a $200 sign-on bonus to all new* BHT's upon completion of working 80 hours *Applicable to new NurseCore employees only.  Must mention “sign-on” bonus during application process

As a member of our healthcare team you’ll enjoy:

  • Top Pay
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Friendly, Accessible Office Staff

Your dream job is waiting for you; join our team and we’ll help you find it! Apply Today!

Responsibilities

As a Behavioral Health Technician / Psych Tech you will assist with planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating activities occurring on the nursing unit by ensuring the safety and well-being of residents in a closely supervised inpatient psychiatric facility. You will receive guidance and direction from Lead Behavioral Health Technicians or other qualified supervisor(s) as designated by the facility.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains current knowledge of procedures, equipment, and supplies necessary for ensuring safe patient care in the facility.
  • Charts observations according to facility policy and procedure and on assigned patient’s chart in legible, accurate, and appropriate format.
  • Receives guidance and direction from Lead Behavioral Health Technicians or supervisor in a professional and receptive manner.
  • Assists in admitting patients by performing contraband checks, safety checks, and orienting patient to the unit.
  • Conducts Q 15 minute patient safety checks for each shift as assigned.
  • Conducts 1:1 level of patient observation, as required and as assigned.
  • Completes unit safety checks each shift per facility policy.
  • Completes detailed and accurate documentation for patient belongings upon admission to discharge.
  • Accompanies patients during transfers from one service level to another. Assists in the discharge of patients to include returning of contraband and personal items and completes required documentation.
  • Maintains a clean, safe environment.
  • Attends in-services and staff meetings then incorporates the information to improve patient care.
  • Implements facility approved Non Violent Crisis Intervention as needed.
  • Interacts with patients in a professional manner.
  • Facilitates communication and cooperation among various facility departments involved in care of patients.
  • Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting NurseCore values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication.
  • Adheres to NurseCore organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values policies and standards.
  • Performs related duties assigned.
Qualifications
We have a variety of Behavioral Health Technician / Psych Tech openings available and are excited about matching you with a great opportunity! Take a look at the requirements below, to see what you’ll need to get started.
  • High school diploma
  • 21 years of age or older
  • 2 years of experience as a Psych Tech / Behavioral Health Tech
  • Must have CPI Card
  • CPR certification
  • Proof of negative TB test or chest X-ray

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Skills required

Psychotherapy
Community Health
Therapies
Medication Therapy Management
Psychiatry
Psychosocial
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NurseCore provides services through its local offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, and Texas. NurseCore currently has 24 offices in seven states, each operated by experienced managers who live in the community they serve. Local decisions mean quick, flexible adaptability to employees' and clients' individual needs. 

Based in Arlington, Texas, NurseCore is committed to exceeding the expectations of its customers, clients and employees through ethical and professional conduct, the provision of compassionate quality healing services, and leadership in the medical staffing and home care services industry. 

Since its founding more than 30 years ago, NurseCore has long stayed true to the same values and commitment to service held by its founder, Larry M. Carr, a leader in the healthcare staffing field. Mr. Carr’s legacy continues on today thanks to the combined 100+ years of experience between NurseCore President and CEO, Deborah Lollar, and the rest of the NurseCore management team. 

Currently, NurseCore's roster of over 6,000 staff includes nurses and other healthcare professionals with an average of seven-and-one-half years of experience in the industry. NurseCore offices maintain State Licensure, Medicare and Medicaid certifications, as applicable, and also exceed Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards.

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