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Behavioral Tech

Department: 094 - CRF - Adult Residential
Location: Leesburg, FL

 

This position is integral to the efficient functioning of the Residential Program. They will, by virtue 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 environment in cooperation with a variety of disciplines.  

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES: The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification with or without an accommodation. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

  

    • The ability to comply with the regulations requiring a workplace of dignity and respect and equal employment opportunity compliance.

 

    • The ability to work collaboratively with others and to accept constructive criticism from supervisors and managers.

 

    • Willingness to abide by the companyís published rules and regulations

 

    • Provide supportive resident care with assistance in daily living activities.

 

    • Demonstrate accuracy in observation recording of clientsí behavior and activity

 

    • Able to successfully complete initial and annual Techniques for Effective Aggression Management, physical restrain 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 patients eating habits to the program staff.

 

    • Assist program staff in the organization and execution of patient group activities.

 

    • Help with the admission of patients, including taking viatal 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 necessary.

 

    • Assist other team members in the management of impulsive, violent or uncooperative consumers. Assist with discharge procedures, such as getting patient ready, gathering patientsí belongings and stripping patientís beds

  

COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Motivation (KSAM) required for an employee to be successful.

  

    • Serving Our Consumers: Effectively meeting consumer needs, building productive consumer relationships, and taking responsibility for consumer satisfaction and loyalty. 

  

      • Consumer Focus: Building strong consumer relationships and delivering consumer-centric solutions.

 

      • Values Differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

  

    • Effective Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

  

      • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

 

      • Manages Conflict: Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

  

    • Continuous Improvement: The ongoing process of achieving positive changes in service and processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.      

  

      • Resourcefulness: Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

 

      • Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  

    • Expertise: Demonstrating proficiency of an employee's skill or knowledge within their field of practice. 

  

      • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

   

JUDGMENT/DECISION MAKING: Utilizes established corporate policies and procedures in making decisions. Uses sound judgment in meeting the responsibilities and performing the duties of the position.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  

    • Required: High School Diploma or GED.

 

    • Preferred: CNA preferred with prior healthcare experience is preferred. Desirable to have experience working with psychiatric clients

  

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: Completes all requirements according to Individual Training Plan within the first six months of hire and annually. Other training and/or professional development may be assigned due to evolution of programs.

 

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