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BEHAVIORAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN

at Covenant Health in Lewiston, Maine, United States

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Behavioral Service Technician functions as a key member of an interdisciplinary team, providing highly structured psychiatric services to emotionally impaired patients. Key responsibilities include: providing immediate crisis management services in response to behavioral emergencies using accepted non-verbal, verbal and physical techniques, encouraging patient self-care or providing direct care with patient ADL’s and maintaining and documenting special precautions.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

+ High School diploma or equivalent required

+ Valid State of Maine CNA license

+ BLS certification

+ MANDT required for brief but extreme periods of physical intervention to manage out

Experience:

+ Will consider new CNA with applicable experience

Other Skills Required:

+ Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure

+ Ability to manage stress appropriately

+ Flexibility required to provide coverage 24 hours/day, 7 days per week

+ Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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Job Posting: JC188926989

Posted On: Jul 31, 2021

Updated On: Sep 18, 2021