Ascension Health Behavioral Health Technician - Psychiatric Nursing in Southfield, Michigan
We Are Hiring
Technician-Behavioral Health 1 - Psychiatric Nursing Unit 001 - Part-Time, Night - Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus- BU 34014 - Southfield, MI
Work Schedule - Night Shift with Rotating Weekends and Holidays
Why Join Ascension?
AscensionMichiganis a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus, you will have the opportunity to provide direct behavioral health patient care.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients
Assists in the care, maintenance and ordering of equipment and supplies. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Assists patients in establishing effective ways of coping with current problems of daily living as identified in the patient's treatment plan of service. Conducts patient community meeting and didactic groups according to program treatment schedule.
Assists with the admission and discharge process as needed. Participates in quality outcome improvement process.
Plans and coordinates therapeutic activity for assigned patients, recognizing age-specific needs of the adult or geriatric patient.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA
Associate's Degree from an accredite college program required, or a minimum of two years of college work with a curriculum in psychology, social work, nursing, or related field (review of transcript may be requested)
Bachelor's Degree preferred
- One year of inpatient psychiatric experience preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michiganis an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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