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PRN Behavioral Health Tech | Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)

at AllHealth Network

Posted: 10/20/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: f459805f-aedf-4fec-9c05-f4ad5c0bfe51

Job Description

Job Purpose:
Provide direct care and management of clients in an acute, 24-hour psychiatric stabilization unit.

Goals and Objectives:
• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide crisis assessment, monitoring, and client care in an environment that optimizes safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/clinical care errors, while providing support to the people receiving services.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Monitor the clinical milieu including accountability for completion of routine 15-minute, 30-minute and line-of-sight checks. Initiate regular interactions with clients to observe client mental status and safety risk on the unit
• Assist clients in activities of daily living and lead supportive care initiatives
• Provide opportunities, through daily interaction, for clients to achieve optimal wellness during an acute mental health crisis while aligning with treatment goals
• Facilitate some therapeutic groups and activities to assist clients in developing skills to help them problem solve, reduce crisis response, meet goals, and prepare for discharge to the community
• Assist with admission and discharge of clients
• Actively participate in crisis management, including de-escalation when a person is in crisis or at risk of escalating on the unit
• Ensure timely documentation of all interventions provided. Ensure all clinical and administrative documentation is written according to regulatory guidelines
• Demonstrate good communication and professionalism with clients, co-workers and outside agency personnel in order to provide high quality services and enhance community relationships
• Follow all AllHealth Network policies and procedures
• Complete all required trainings as listed in Relias Learning (both online training and face-to-face training) within required timelines
• Perform other duties as required within the scope of the position and the experience, education and ability of the employee.

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:
• High School Diploma or GED. Some college in Human Services or Nursing Assistant Certification preferred.
• Coursework in Behavioral Health, or related experience preferred.
• Ability to establish trust and rapport with individuals in acute care settings and their support systems, including families, significant others and caretakers.
• Ability to assess and intervene in crisis situations.
• Ability to document according to guidelines in the Electronic Health Record
• Ability to work as part of a team

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge:
• Experience: Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in a clinical setting in the behavioral health field.
• Ability to work with clinical documentation and electronic health records (EHR).

Past experience working with families who experience various mental, behavioral, and substance abuse conditions a plus.
• Ability to operate PC-based software programs including proficiency in Word, Excel and other computer based systems.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team; collaborating with other internal and external teams.
• Must possess own transportation, have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.

Application Instructions

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