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Behavioral Health Assoc ED - Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Edward Hospital
Location: Naperville
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Behavioral Health Assoc EDFunctions independently to coordinate with clinical staff in the Emergency Department (ED) to provide care to emergency department patients in a behavioral health crisis.# Provides direct care to patients with behavioral health disorders. Participates in treatment planning and implementation.# Documents according to department/organization procedures.# Ensures the safety and well-being of these patients by maintaining a safe milieu. Education, Skills and/or Experience Required: A Bachelor#s Degree in a Behavioral Health related field Maintain information as highly confidential Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations, such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner Ability to maintain professional boundaries and willingness to seek supervision A minimum of three years of behavioral health experience Education, Skills and/or Experience Preferred: Master#s Degree in a Behavioral Health related field Minimum five years of previous psychiatric experience Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology Skills in teaching or assisting with activities of daily living Prior experience with therapeutic limit-setting, along with milieu management Licensure and/or Certification Required: A valid driver#s license is required if the incumbent is selected to perform related duties at an off-site location. If the incumbent uses their personal vehicle, the incumbent must maintain automobile liability coverage as required by law and evidence of such coverage may be requested. CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of start date into position Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross #

Functions independently to coordinate with clinical staff in the Emergency Department (ED) to provide care to emergency department patients in a behavioral health crisis. Provides direct care to patients with behavioral health disorders. Participates in treatment planning and implementation. Documents according to department/organization procedures. Ensures the safety and well-being of these patients by maintaining a safe milieu.

Education, Skills and/or Experience Required:

* A Bachelor's Degree in a Behavioral Health related field
* Maintain information as highly confidential
* Ability to exercise self-control in potentially volatile situations, such as being verbally or physically confronted in a threatening or aggressive manner
* Ability to maintain professional boundaries and willingness to seek supervision
* A minimum of three years of behavioral health experience

Education, Skills and/or Experience Preferred:

* Master's Degree in a Behavioral Health related field
* Minimum five years of previous psychiatric experience
* Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology
* Skills in teaching or assisting with activities of daily living
* Prior experience with therapeutic limit-setting, along with milieu management

Licensure and/or Certification Required:

* A valid driver's license is required if the incumbent is selected to perform related duties at an off-site location. If the incumbent uses their personal vehicle, the incumbent must maintain automobile liability coverage as required by law and evidence of such coverage may be requested.
* CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification within 90 days of start date into position
* Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross

Keywords: Edward Hospital, Naperville , Behavioral Health Assoc ED - Behavioral Health Technician, Engineering , Naperville, Illinois

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