Behavioral Health Tech - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
FT / Nights
You Will Be Responsible For:
Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL)
Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic interventions
Observes and records patient behaviors and activities
Reports changes in patient conditions to appropriate personnel and recommends treatment plan modifications
Establishes therapeutic relationships with assigned patients
Works directly with patients, family members, physicians, and community providers to ensure collaborative and continuous care
May be required to manage daily group activities
Assists patients to perform routine activities of daily living
Recognizes potential escalation of behavior and has ability to use appropriate verbal and physical interventions
Recognizes potential safety hazards, intervenes for the safety of patients, visitors and staff and notifies appropriate department or person for correction of the problem
Assists in restraint situations: utilizing de-escalation skills to prevent restraints, applying restraints when needed with RN direction, maintaining patient safety, appropriate documentation of patient behaviors and interventions
Implements activities in a consistent manner
Adheres to activity calendar and/or program schedule. Demonstrates skills in self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and behavior management
Performs other duties as assigned
What You Will Need:
High school degree or equivalent
Associates Degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position preferred
One year of healthcare setting preferred
BLS certification required
Aggression Management certification required during orientation
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.