HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Behavioral Health Tech Nights in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Grand Strand Medical Center is offering a new service line at our South Strand location opening in early January of 2018. A 20 Bed Behavioral Health adult inpatient unit, offering patients the latest behavioral health treatments including cognitive therapy and individualized psychotherapy. Our inpatient program allows behavioral health patients to undergo treatment in a safe, therapeutic environment with 24/7 access to psychiatric and medical professionals.

Job Responsibilities: The Behavioral Health Tech conducts initial and ongoing data collection regarding patients individually and in groups and uses that data to initiate appropriate therapeutic intervention.

The Behavioral Health Tech identifies potential risk factors and communicates observations to the RN. Implements interventions under the direction of the RN; such as safety levels, room programs, seclusion, restraint, etc. according to policy and procedure including associated documents.

The Behavioral Health Tech utilizes the multi-disciplinary treatment plan and own knowledge and skill to guide interventions with patients. Provide comprehensive care to patients as assigned including physical, as well as psychological care. Contributes to the plan of care and revision of that plan.

Documents observations, interventions and outcomes in the medical record according to policy and procedure.

Provides educational information to patients and families.

Plan, lead or co-lead groups and activities with patients and documents observations in the medical record. Assess patients for appropriateness for inclusion in activities.

Assists with patient and family education regarding treatment issues and documents on patient and family education form.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

BLS – Healthcare provider.

Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) within 90 days of hire then every calendar year

Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Tech/Behavioral Health Tech certification preferred

Education:
High School Diploma required.

Experience:

Behavioral Health care experience.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Behavioral Health Tech Nights

Location: South Carolina-Myrtle Beach-Grand Strand Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00104-10053