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Psychiatric Aides

Assist mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff.

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Psychiatric Aides


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Psychiatric Aides

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Psychiatric Aides


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Psychiatric Aides


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Psychiatric Aides

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Speaking

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Monitoring

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Active Listening

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

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Oral Expression

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Problem Sensitivity

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Inductive Reasoning

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Deductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Psychiatric Aides

  • Mental Health Technician 1-Behavioral Health
    Northern Arizona Healthcare    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 6 days    

    Functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing direct and indirect patient care, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Provides for the personal care and comfort of patients. Provides a safe, clean environment. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

    Patient Care

    * Recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care. Takes full accountability for patient safety while on duty. Is compliant with precautions such as suicide or elopement, checks patients meticulously for contraband.

    * Demonstrates ability to set limits for patients.

    * Assists patients with all activities of daily living including personal hygiene needs. Teaches patient proper hygiene.

    * Employs appropriate crisis intervention techniques as required.

    * Acts as patient advocate ensuring patient rights are upheld. Maintains a safe, clean, therapeutic environment at all times.

    * Performs searches of patients, their belongings, and the rooms on a routine basis.

    * Facilitates a positive therapeutic environment. Ensures the integrity of the program by providing high quality groups and activities as scheduled. Maintains consistency of milieu structure and predictability.

    * Demonstrates responsibility for observation and application of sound therapeutic practices for decision making.

    * Contributes to treatment plan with feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve therapeutic interventions.

    * Role models and teaches appropriate social skills to patients.

    * Supports the treatment plan and provides feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve treatment goals.

    * Maintains safety during meal times and during visitation and phone times.

    * Establishes trusting, therapeutic, effective relationships with psychotic, demented, and other alternatively functioning patients to meet treatment goals.

    Education

    * Participates in creating and sustaining a learning environment supported by evidenced based practice and research.

    * Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.

    * Work collaboratively with peers and other healthcare providers, and participate in ongoing in-services and educational seminars.

    * Participates in the mentoring and education of colleagues and students.

    Education

    + High School Diploma or GED - Required

    + Bachelor's Degree - Preferred

    Certification & Licensures

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Required for VVMC

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Preferred for FMC

    + CPI required within 3 months of hire date.

    + Basic Life Support (BLS) - Required

    + Fingerprint Clearance Card application number -Required upon hire

    + Fingerprint Clearance card- Required within 90 days of hire

    Requisition ID: 2020-8449

    Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

    Call Required: Yes

    Experience: Minimum (2) years experience in Mental Health- Preferred

    Certifications: Basic Life Support, Fingerprinted

    Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

    Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com

    Shift: Variable


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Mental Health Technician 2-Behavioral Health
    Northern Arizona Healthcare    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 6 days    

    Functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing direct and indirect patient care, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Provides for the personal care and comfort of patients. Provides a safe, clean environment. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

    Patient Care

    * Recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care. Takes full accountability for patient safety while on duty. Is compliant with precautions such as suicide or elopement, checks patients meticulously for contraband.

    * Demonstrates ability to set limits for patients.

    * Assists patients with all activities of daily living including personal hygiene needs. Teaches patient proper hygiene.

    * Employs appropriate crisis intervention techniques as required.

    * Acts as patient advocate ensuring patient rights are upheld. Maintains a safe, clean, therapeutic environment at all times.

    * Performs searches of patients, their belongings, and the rooms on a routine basis.

    * Facilitates a positive therapeutic environment. Ensures the integrity of the program by providing high quality groups and activities as scheduled. Maintains consistency of milieu structure and predictability.

    * Demonstrates responsibility for observation and application of sound therapeutic practices for decision making.

    * Contributes to treatment plan with feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve therapeutic interventions.

    * Role models and teaches appropriate social skills to patients.

    * Supports the treatment plan and provides feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve treatment goals.

    * Maintains safety during meal times and during visitation and phone times.

    * Establishes trusting, therapeutic, effective relationships with psychotic, demented, and other alternatively functioning patients to meet treatment goals.

    Education

    * Participates in creating and sustaining a learning environment supported by evidenced based practice and research.

    * Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.

    * Work collaboratively with peers and other healthcare providers, and participate in ongoing in-services and educational seminars.

    * Participates in the mentoring and education of colleagues and students.

    Documentation

    * Maintains and completes all documentation and patient records in EMR.

    Education

    + Bachelor's Degree - Required

    Certification & Licensures

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Required for VVMC

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Preferred for FMC

    + CPI required within 3 months of hire date.

    + BLS ( American Heart Association) certification - Required within 30 days of hire.

    + Fingerprint Clearance Card application number -Required upon hire

    + Fingerprint Clearance card- Required within 90 days of hire

    Requisition ID: 2020-8445

    Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

    Call Required: Yes

    Experience: Minimum (2) years experience in Mental Health- Preferred

    Certifications: Basic Life Support, Fingerprinted

    Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

    Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com

    Shift: Days


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Mental Health Technician 1-Behavioral Health
    Northern Arizona Healthcare    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 6 days    

    Functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing direct and indirect patient care, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Provides for the personal care and comfort of patients. Provides a safe, clean environment. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

    Patient Care

    * Recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care. Takes full accountability for patient safety while on duty. Is compliant with precautions such as suicide or elopement, checks patients meticulously for contraband.

    * Demonstrates ability to set limits for patients.

    * Assists patients with all activities of daily living including personal hygiene needs. Teaches patient proper hygiene.

    * Employs appropriate crisis intervention techniques as required.

    * Acts as patient advocate ensuring patient rights are upheld. Maintains a safe, clean, therapeutic environment at all times.

    * Performs searches of patients, their belongings, and the rooms on a routine basis.

    * Facilitates a positive therapeutic environment. Ensures the integrity of the program by providing high quality groups and activities as scheduled. Maintains consistency of milieu structure and predictability.

    * Demonstrates responsibility for observation and application of sound therapeutic practices for decision making.

    * Contributes to treatment plan with feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve therapeutic interventions.

    * Role models and teaches appropriate social skills to patients.

    * Supports the treatment plan and provides feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve treatment goals.

    * Maintains safety during meal times and during visitation and phone times.

    * Establishes trusting, therapeutic, effective relationships with psychotic, demented, and other alternatively functioning patients to meet treatment goals.

    Education

    * Participates in creating and sustaining a learning environment supported by evidenced based practice and research.

    * Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.

    * Work collaboratively with peers and other healthcare providers, and participate in ongoing in-services and educational seminars.

    * Participates in the mentoring and education of colleagues and students.

    Documentation

    * Maintains and completes all documentation and patient records in EMR.

    Education

    + High School Diploma or GED - Required

    + Bachelor's Degree - Preferred

    Certification & Licensures

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Required for VVMC

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Preferred for FMC

    + CPI required within 3 months of hire date.

    + Basic Life Support (BLS) - Required

    + Fingerprint Clearance Card application number -Required upon hire

    + Fingerprint Clearance card- Required within 90 days of hire

    Requisition ID: 2020-8443

    Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

    Call Required: Yes

    Experience: Minimum (2) years experience in Mental Health- Preferred

    Certifications: Basic Life Support, Fingerprinted

    Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

    Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com

    Shift: Days


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Mental Health Technician 2-Behavioral Health
    Northern Arizona Healthcare    Flagstaff, AZ 86011
     Posted 6 days    

    Functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing direct and indirect patient care, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Provides for the personal care and comfort of patients. Provides a safe, clean environment. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

    This is a Night Shift position.

    Patient Care

    * Recognizes and responds to priorities in patient care. Takes full accountability for patient safety while on duty. Is compliant with precautions such as suicide or elopement, checks patients meticulously for contraband.

    * Demonstrates ability to set limits for patients.

    * Assists patients with all activities of daily living including personal hygiene needs. Teaches patient proper hygiene.

    * Employs appropriate crisis intervention techniques as required.

    * Acts as patient advocate ensuring patient rights are upheld. Maintains a safe, clean, therapeutic environment at all times.

    * Performs searches of patients, their belongings, and the rooms on a routine basis.

    * Facilitates a positive therapeutic environment. Ensures the integrity of the program by providing high quality groups and activities as scheduled. Maintains consistency of milieu structure and predictability.

    * Demonstrates responsibility for observation and application of sound therapeutic practices for decision making.

    * Contributes to treatment plan with feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve therapeutic interventions.

    * Role models and teaches appropriate social skills to patients.

    * Supports the treatment plan and provides feedback to nurse and program staff to achieve treatment goals.

    * Maintains safety during meal times and during visitation and phone times.

    * Establishes trusting, therapeutic, effective relationships with psychotic, demented, and other alternatively functioning patients to meet treatment goals.

    Education

    * Participates in creating and sustaining a learning environment supported by evidenced based practice and research.

    * Focuses on personal development areas, engaging in professional/collegial interactions with peers and students.

    * Work collaboratively with peers and other healthcare providers, and participate in ongoing in-services and educational seminars.

    * Participates in the mentoring and education of colleagues and students.

    Documentation

    * Maintains and completes all documentation and patient records in EMR.

    Education

    + Bachelor's Degree - Required

    Certification & Licensures

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Required for VVMC

    + Current, unrestricted CNA license in the State of Arizona - Preferred for FMC

    + CPI required within 3 months of hire date.

    + BLS ( American Heart Association) certification - Required within 30 days of hire.

    + Fingerprint Clearance Card application number -Required upon hire

    + Fingerprint Clearance card- Required within 90 days of hire

    Requisition ID: 2020-8587

    Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

    Call Required: Yes

    Experience: Minimum (2) years experience in Mental Health- Preferred

    Certifications: Basic Life Support, Fingerprinted

    Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

    Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com

    Shift: Nights


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 6 days    

    **Description**

    _Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve._

    **Position pays $16.00 ($14.00 base pay + 2.00 per hour shift differential) for any hours worked as defined below:**

    + $2.00 an hour Weekend shift - Friday 3:00pm – Sunday 11:00pm

    + $2.00 an hour Monday - Thursday; 3:00pm -11:00pm

    **_In addition to the above, every quarter (90 days), your base pay will have an additional $.25 added to it, until you reach $16.00 an hour, as long as you remain in positive standing with the organization._**

    Being a **Full Time Behavioral Health Technician** for our Residential Treatment Program has its Advantages!

    As a **Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

    + A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

    + Competitive salary and amazing benefits

    + And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!

    + **Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org**

    Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.

    _Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician_

    **What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?**

    At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

    + Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

    + Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

    + Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

    + Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

    Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

    + Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

    + Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

    + Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

    + Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

    As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

    **Qualifications**

    + HS Diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred).

    + Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

    + **Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required orientation training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm) plus additional 2-3 weeks on the job training**

    + Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

    + Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    **Company Overview**

    **About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health**

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

    **Our Mission:** Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

    We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

    **Our Culture, Our Expectations**

    At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

    **Competitive Salary and Benefits**

    In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after **30 days** of employment. In addition, we offer;

    + Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

    + Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

    + Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

    + Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

    **Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!**

    _Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE_

    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(11/25/2020 2:09 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2020-14845_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _Full-Time_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician Day Shift
    Valleywise Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 8 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to clients/patients receiving treatment within Valleywise Health. The client/patient population carries a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the client/patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician Adolescent Unit Night Shift
    Valleywise Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 8 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to clients/patients receiving treatment within Valleywise Health. The client/patient population carries a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the client/patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician Night Shift
    Valleywise Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 8 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to clients/patients receiving treatment within Valleywise Health. The client/patient population carries a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the client/patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician Day Shift
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 8 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to clients/patients receiving treatment within Valleywise Health. The client/patient population carries a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the client/patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician Day Shift
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 8 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to clients/patients receiving treatment within Valleywise Health. The client/patient population carries a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the client/patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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