Behavioral Health Tech (BHT) is responsible and accountable for assisting the RN in patient care. A BHT also assists with gathering information which assists the RN in the implementation of the patient treatment and care plan. The Behavioral Health Tech also ensures patient and family safety while offering support and comfort to patients and families. The BHT assists in creating and maintaining a therapeutic milieu. Work is performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the hospital.
Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: BA/BS in psychology or related degree.
Minimum: Prior experience in a healthcare setting.
Preferred: Two (2) years of behavioral health experience with adult/psychiatric/substance abuse inpatients
Florida C.N.A. Certification or E.M.T. License
American Heart Association BLS certification
Successful completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) Non-VIloent Crisis Prevention Certification course within 90 days of hire and maintained annually
Florida CMHT or CBHT Certificate is desirable in addition to the above.
Job: Behavioral Tech
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.