Behavioral Health Tech (BHT) is responsible and accountable for assisting the RN or LPN in patient care. A Behavioral Health Tech / BHT also assists with gathering information which assists the RN/LPN in the implementation of the patient treatment and care plan. The Behavioral Health Tech / BHT also ensures patient and family safety while offering support and comfort to patients and families. The Behavioral Health Tech / BHT assists in creating and maintaining a therapeutic environment. Work is performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the hospital.
Required: Minimum 60 hours of human services, psychology, education, sociology, or related field.
Required: 1 year of experience
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: BA/BS in psychology or related degree.
Required: Prior experience in behavioral healthcare setting.
Preferred: Two (2) years of behavioral health experience with adult/psychiatric/substance abuse inpatients
American Heart Association BLS certification
Successful completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Certification course within 90 days of hire and maintained annually
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Behavioral Tech
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.