PRN Behavioral Health Technician – Behavioral Health

Sanford Health

Job Overview

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We’re proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Thief River Falls Medical Center

Location: Thief River Falls, MN

Address: 3001 Sanford Pkwy, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, USA

Shift: 12 Hours – Varied Shifts

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Starting Rate: $15. 00

Pay Info: Experience will be considered when calculating rate of pay

Department Details

Join our Behavioral Health team as a Behavioral health technician (BHT), utilizing a team-based approach to patient care in a fun and supportive work environment.

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. 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. Assists the patient in transferring, repositioning, and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment. May completes 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.

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 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://sanfordcareers.com/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-0087691

Featured: No

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