Behavioral Health Technician
Company: AMITA Health
Posted on: January 11, 2022
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
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
- Assist patients with performing activities of daily
- 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 /
- 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
- 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
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.
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