Sanford Health Behavioral Health Technician 0.9 - Pathfinder in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician 0.9 | Pathfinder | thief River Falls

City: Thief River Falls

State: Minnesota

Department : SMCTRF PATHFINDER:CHILDREN'S R

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Contributes in a knowledgeable way to the care and safety of psychiatric patients under the direction and control of the psychiatric staff and patient orders. Must have good human relations and communication skills. Must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the licensed clinical staff. Must be able to acquire a basic knowledge of patient care principles, medical terminology and equipment within the assigned service area.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

• Ability to plan and facilitate group sessions as directed by the Pathfinder Supervisor or Clinical Director

• Provide adequate supervision, guidance, and care for guests at Pathfinder to include: assisting with activities of daily living, providing emotional support and education, and providing encouragement and direction for patients

• Be aware of guests comings and goings, who is in the facility, who is not and where they are if they are not

• Safely administer medication to guests while abiding by the medical provider’s instructions and under the direction/supervision of the Registered Nurse.

• Facilitate and encourage guests to participate in recreational programming

• Complete mandatory clinical supervision with the Clinical Director

• Complete mandatory annual training requirements set forth by the Department of Human Services

• Follow rules and regulations set forth by the Department of Human Services

• Performs general clerical and office support duties

QUALIFICATIONS

Valid class D driver's license and good driving record are required. Must have good human relations and communication skills. Must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the assigned supervisor(s). Must be able to acquire a basic knowledge of patient care principles, medical terminology and equipment within the assigned service area.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Thief River Falls

State: Minnesota

Job Function: Behavioral Health & Dependency

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req12327