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SSM Health Behavioral Health Technician in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

SSM Health is seeking a Behavioral Health Technician to join our Team! We are pleased to offer a $3,000 Sign on Bonus to eligible candidates*

*Please speak with your recruiter regarding eligibility... must be a new candidate to SSM Health and agree to a two-year service commitment to receive the sign on bonus

This position is a Full-time, 36-hours per week role. This position is Day shift, working 3, 12-hour shifts a week (7am-7pm) on our Adolescent unit at St. Anthony Hospital Midtown.

We also offer competitive benefits packages, including medical, dental, vision, PTO, retirement, tuition reimbursement and more. There are also stackable shift differentials available for this role that enable you to make more per hour by working specific shifts (evenings, nights and weekends).

When you join our team, you become part of a rich history – one that focuses on each person’s diverse and unique characteristics. Our employees are at the heart of our Mission. We can provide the tools, recognition, opportunity and collaborative partnership to thrive at a career you love.

If you are eager to begin a new journey in your career, please apply today!

Provides direct behavioral health patient care by performing a variety of activities for patients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.

  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care and therapeutic interventions based on patient care assignments from RN.

  • 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.

  • Applies knowledge of group dynamics in participating in therapeutic groups and maintaining the milieu.

  • Monitors patients to ensure safety, including but not limited to rounding, environmental and safety checks.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree in the behavioral health or a related field, or equivalent years of experience and education

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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