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Behavioral Technician

Emergency Services

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    20232 S Crawford Avenue
    Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Hours  Nights

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Required

WHAT WE NEED

Supportive psychiatric technicians

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Behavioral Health at Franciscan Health involves the whole person. We treat their psychiatric and emotional disorders with multi-disciplinary, compassionate, faith-based care. The Behavioral Health Tech is directly involved in the daily care of patients – from ensuring their safety to monitoring behavior and progress with treatment – this is a hands-on care role.

Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Can you accurately follow a treatment plan? Are you observant and able to direct appropriate behavior? We have a special place that needs your skills. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Observe patients to detect behavior patterns, condition changes, and incidents and report observations to the multidisciplinary patient care team.
  • Document patient care information and ensure timely and accurate completion of patient care records in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • De-escalate situations involving agitated or aggressive patients or caregivers to prevent behavioral-based safety hazards using established principles in de-escalation, including potential application of physical restraints.
  • Observe, record, and monitor behaviors related to the risk of patient suicide.
  • Assist patients with their daily routines, implement individual program plans, and document client progress.
  • Closely monitor and adhere to patient/resident treatment plans in the delivery of care.
  • Monitor and assess changes in the tone and quality of the therapeutic milieu and address potential concerns that threaten patients' optimal safety, healing, and supportive environment.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Change management.
  • Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Lead and coach others.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Data entry.
  • Emergency Response and Preparedness.
  • Knowledge of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.
  • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials. 
  • Crises Intervention theory.
  • Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Accept personal accountability for deliverables and actions.
  • Analyze and synthesize complex quantitative information.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. 


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

0-1 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

NURSING SERVICES ​​​​


Nearest Major Market: Chicago