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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Fair Oaks Recovery Center
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Are you looking to male a REAL difference in the lives of your patients?*

Fair Oaks Recovery Center provides kind, compassionate, and evidence-based services for men and women suffering from substance abuse as well as co-occurring mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or PTSD.

We are seeking a talented and compassionate BHT to help us with our mission to serve others. Our facility can provide an opportunity for you to improve lives and continue your professional development.

*Job Summary: *

The BHT works under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse and is responsible for monitoring and reporting patient behaviors and assisting in daily care, crisis situations, and medical emergencies as needed as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team.

*Why Fair Oaks?*

o Challenging and rewarding work

o Career development opportunities

o Supportive and responsive leadership

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

* Workday is spent observing, encouraging, and recording the patient's involvement in activities of daily living, individualized gains towards prescribed interventions and psychosocial interactions
* Actively participates in unit therapeutic activities according to program schedules.
* Maintains a constant awareness and supervision of patients including attending gym/yard activities, crafts/art/group/recreation therapies and out trips as assigned.
* Due to the high visibility and significant patient interaction, this position is frequently the first responder to a variety of patient situations i.e. codes, behavioral outbursts, attempts to introduce contraband, and medical issues
* Serves as a positive role model for patients and peers, providing examples of appropriate behaviors, effective communication, and conflict resolution; Encourages open, honest communication to facilitate problems solving on the unit.
* Charts in patient records as appropriate and/or assigned; Individual is self-motivating and assists with all unit activities.
* Initiates patient/employee incident reports.
* Provides a verbal report/briefing to the oncoming shift.
* Follows infection control/prevention policies and assists with infection control/prevention rounds as assigned.
* Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
* Follows company policies and procedures including personnel, nursing, and administrative policies. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
* Other duties as assigned.

*Minimum Qualifications: *

An accredited high school diploma or equivalent. Undergraduate students encouraged to apply. Preference is given to those with a degree or considerable coursework in the behavioral sciences or closely related field, and/or professional work experience in a psychiatric hospital or residential treatment center. Ability to work flexible hours. Able to meet all physical demands.

Fair Oaks Recovery Center offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Qualified candidates should apply by submitting a resume. Fair Oaks is an EOE.

Per California Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirements, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption. Anyone hired by the company must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before they can begin employment or request and be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption. Unvaccinated employees on an approved exemption must wear a respirator mask at all times while in the facility.

Fair Oaks Recovery Center also requires employees to have received their influenza (flu) vaccine during October-March or be approved for a valid religious or medical exemption.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Addiction Medicine
* Psychiatry
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Sacramento, CA 95825: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Are you interested in full time, part time, or PRN?
* Why are you interested in this position?

Experience:
* Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Fair Oaks Recovery Center, Sacramento , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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