Ascension Health Technician-Behavioral Health in Detroit, Michigan

Job ID: 258201

Technician-Behavioral Health

Detroit, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Technician-Behavioral Health 1

City, State: Detroit,MI

Location: StJohnHospital&MedCen - 34030

Department: BH Observation Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Technician-Behavioral Health 1 provides direct behavioral health patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.

  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

  • Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.

  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients

  • Assists in the care, maintenance and ordering of equipment and supplies. Performs all other duties as assigned.

  • Assists patients in establishing effective ways of coping with current problems of daily living as identified in the patient's treatment plan of service. Conducts patient community meeting and didactic groups according to program treatment schedule.

  • Assists with the admission and discharge process as needed. Participates in quality outcome improvement process.

  • Plans and coordinates therapeutic activity for assigned patients, recognizing age-specific needs of the adult or geriatric patient.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.

Education:

  • Associate Degree

  • Associate's Degree from an accredite college program required, or a minimum of two years of college work with a curriculum in psychology, social work, nursing, or related field (review of transcript may be requested) Bachelor's Degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • One year of inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, click here https://ascension.ttcportals.com/jobs/search/ to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current associates should apply through the Associate Portal at https://ascension.org/associate-landing

Then follow this navigation: myAscension > myLinks > Associate Links > HR > My Career> Job Opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

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