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Behavioral Tech/Driver

Department: 095 - CRF - Care Management
Location: Leesburg, FL

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSffiiLITIES: This position is integral     to   the   efficient functioning of the Inpatient Units. They will, by vittue of their role, have primary patient contact and, in that role, will have influence on patient treatment and progress. As such, Behavioral Techs   are professional staff members with responsibility for maintenance of a secure therapeutic milieu in cooperation with a variety of disciplines, most importantly the nursing staff.   Provides   supportive resident care with assistance in daily living activities. Demonstrates accuracy in   the   observation recording of clients' behavior and activity. Ability to successfully complete   initial   and annual Techniques for Effective Aggression Management physical restraint and verbal de-escalation training. 

 

Observe all patients closely, at all times, never leaving patients unattended. Report all pertinent observations, changes in physical signs or symptoms, changes in emotional behavior and patiens eating habits to the Charge/Unit Nurse. Assist Charge/Unit Nurse in the organization and execution of patient group activities. Help with the admission of
patients, including taking vital signs, bath and shampoo, if necessary, body check.
 

 

Carry out assigned duties in caring for patients who require more than routine observation and care. Escort patients to areas outside the unit, as necessacy. Prepare meals for patients, as necessary. Assist other nursing team members in the management of impulsive, violent   or uncooperative   consumers. Assist Unit Secretary and nursing personnel with discharge procedures, such as getting patient ready, gathering patients' belongings and stripping patient's beds. 

KNOWLEDGE AND JOB S LS: Must be able to effectively work with psychiatrically impaired persons. Effectively communicate with medical personnel and have basic knowledge of psychiatric and physical problems. Demonstrate ability to read, write and exercise good verbal skills. Demonstrate skills that ensure safe patient care and have a clear understanding of client rights and crisis intervention skills. 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: I) Age Specific: Knowledge 

2) Basic Job Readiness: Reliability, Responsiveness, Courtesy, and Flexibility 

3) Personal Effectiveness: Communication, Interpersonal Skills, and Self-Management 

4) Organizational/Management:       CQI     Commitment,     Compliance,    Management      of   Information, Organizational Participation, and Safety 

5) Performance Specific: Crisis Management, Psychosocial Interventions, Medication, Customer Focus 

JUDG:MENT: Must have ability to use sound judgment under potentially stressful circumstances. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. CNA preferred. Prior 

experience in a mental health setting is preferred, but may be waived given demonstrated desire for 

professional development through continuing education participation. STAFFDEVELOPMENT: Completes all requirements according to Individual Training Plan. 

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