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Caregiver / Behavioral Health Technician Wanted - All shifts available

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Pay: $12 to $16/hour
Full time with medical benefits, pto, 401k, bonuses, and more
Posted: 3/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time,Internship,On Call

Job Description

Ascend Behavioral Health is currently seeking a Caregiver (BHT) to join its outstanding team.. Full Time and Part Time Caregivers needed : 10am to 6pm, 12pm to 8pm ,9am to 9pm, 4pm to 12am, 8am to 4pm , 10pm to 8am, 8pn to 8am, 11pm to 7am, 9pm to 7am, .

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Caregiver(BHT) is responsible for developing an active treatment approach that is designed to promote a positive therapeutic milieu.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As the Primary staff, monitor and report resident's progress
  • Maintain individual records at home for each resident to include resident's Individual Treatment Plan (ITP)
  • Maintain accurate and objective information for each resident on a daily basis
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings 
  • Maintain communication with all ABH staff to increase awareness of progress and problems

Household responsibilities to include:

  • Implementation of physical management techniques to aid in controlling aggressive residents
  • Professional advancement through a program of self-study to maintain current knowledge of current principles and program development within the professional field.
  • Additional duties as requested.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Instruct and supervise residents in the following areas:
  • Personal Care and chores 
  • Communication and cooperation with peers and others
  • Accompany and transport residents on rotating basis to activities such as:
  • Medical or dental appointments, etc
  • Church or religious activities
  • Assist in recreation activities such as:
  • Assisting or transporting to recreational facilities or events
  • Under the direction of a psychiatrist, responsibilities to include:
  • Monitoring the self-administration of medication to resident

Skill / Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to work with adults whom exhibit severe behavioral problems and maintain a positive demeanor.
  • The skills and knowledge to:
  • Protect client rights
  • Need immediate or unscheduled behavior health services
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have a minimum of:
  • Six months to 1 year experience working with an emotionally/behaviorally challenged population, or
  • Additionally, he/she must posses the personal characteristics necessary to effectively maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for persons with emotional challenges.