Dignity Health Behavioral Health Technician/CNA in PHOENIX, Arizona

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at .

Responsibilities

JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN to be part of our dynamic patient care team. Passionate about the health and well-being of our patients. This Tech will assist in the nursing care of patients in the Nursing Units. Provide basic patient care; take and record vital signs to include temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake-output measurements. Orients patients to treatment setting and assists with activities of daily living as needed. Reviews and participates in implementation of the patient treatment plan. Makes rounds and monitors patients activities, physical and mental status and reports to nursing staff. Conducts a variety of patient safety monitoring activities such as observational checks. Documents observations, interventions, and group activities in the patient medical record while maintaining confidentiality of all health information. Create a positive work environment and efficient, quality patient care. Patient care assignments may include adult and geriatric age groups.

This position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • CNA license- AZ

  • One year actual experience in a mental health setting.

  • High School Graduate or equivalent

  • Medical terminology

  • Proficient in English.

Preferred:

  • Two years actual experience in a mental health setting

  • Associates Degree in a behavioral science or Bachelor's degree in a related field.

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Job ID 2018-55571

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical Behavioral Health Unit

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Location PHOENIX

State/Province AZ

Standard Hours 7 AM to 7:30 PM

Work Schedule 12 Hour