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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: AMITA Health
Location: Elgin
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care
AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital Hoffman Estates provides evidence-based behavioral health care for patients/ families when they require more intensive treatments.Our facility is one of the largest behavioral health hospitals in the country and offers specialized services for mental health and substance abuse problems
Work Schedule: Registry/ PRN/ Resource/ As Neeed: Days/ 7:00am 3:30pm (one shift per week w/ 2 holidays per year)Location: St Joseph Hospital, Elgin, Il
________________________________________________________________________________Why join AMITA Health-More than a job: Working for Ascension is more than a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members and the community.
Strength in our people- Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work life balance and you will benefit form significant professional opportunities, career advancement and training.
Mission and Values: As a community, we welcome all faiths, and are inspired by the mission and values of Ascension, to provide high - quality, compassionate personalized care with dignity, especially to those in our communities who are most in need. This guiding vision is the cornerstone of who we are as a company, national, non-profit and patient focused.What You Will Do:As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will provide direct behavioral health patient care.

  • Assist patients with performing activities of daily living.
  • Provide or assist with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
  • Observe and record patient behavior and activities.
  • Report any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.What You Will Need:Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
    • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) preferred.
    • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Illinois Department of Public Health preferred.
      • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.Additional Preferences:Education: Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Services or related field is highly preferredWhy Join Our Team:AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

        We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.Equal Opportunity Employer:AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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


        EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

        Please note that AMITA Health 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. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA Health, Elgin , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , Elgin, Illinois

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