Denver Health Behavioral Health Technician - Adult Psych in Denver, Colorado
Behavioral Health Technician - Adult Psych (Job ID: 4115)Job SummaryUnder close supervision, responsible for providing a safe, supportive andtherapeutic environment for psychiatric patients. Provides direct patient careand may conduct therapeutic group sessions under the direction and supervisionof the RN. Provides input to the RN to help develop the plan of care andassists in carrying out the plan of care for assigned patients. Assists withthe admission of new patients and orients new patients and families to theunitEducation 1. High school diploma or GED, required. 2. Bachelor's degree,preferred.Experience 1. Two years of experience as a Behavioral Health Tech or similarrelated area, preferred.Certificate/License/Registration: 1. American Heart-HCP, BLS/CPR,required. 2. One of the following,Preferred * Possession of a currentColorado Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or * Other current healthtechnology certificate or * Enrollment in an accredited school of nursing:in the final year of the program or * Certified Addictions Counselor, levelone (CAC-1 or greater) or * Degree in a related field such aspsychology, counseling or clinical social work (AA, BA or BS orhigher) All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be keptcurrent as a condition of continued employment.LocationMain Campus - Pavilion AShift DaysWork TypeFull timePay RangeMinimum: 16.42Midpoint: 19.72Maximum: 23.00All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."