HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Behavioral Health Tech PRN in Gainesville, Florida

/ North Florida Regional Healthcare is an organization centered around the community hospitals in Gainesville, Florida -- North Florida Regional Medical Center (NFRMC). NFRMC is a 432-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care , oncology , orthopedics , neurosciences , minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery , weight loss surgery and treatment , women’s health and wound therapy , among other services. /

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The Behavioral Health Technician assists the professional nursing personnel by performing patient care, activities, and specific tasks under the direction supervision of an RN or LPN in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of North Florida Regional Medical Center. The Behavioral Health Tech functions as a member of the therapeutic team within limits as designated by policies and procedures. The employee follows policies and procedures of North Florida Regional Medical Center. The employee participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to NFRMC standards of behavior.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:

Enrolled in nursing school or 6 months patient care experience in at least one of the following areas: CNA, EMT, PCA, Paramedic, nursing home, hospital, or equivalent experience. Completion of an approved CNA program with direct patient care experience and/or 6 months experience at North Florida Regional may be substituted for the above experience requirement.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated skills in service excellence, critical thinking, good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions and basic computer usage skills are needed.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately)

CBHT (Certified Behavioral Health Technician) preferred.

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association required.

Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) required within 30 days of hire.

COMPETENCIES: The competencies identified for this position are summarized and reviewed periodically throughout employment. The required behaviors and measurement associated with core, job specific, and age specific competencies are maintained in the department education file.

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Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Behavioral Health Tech PRN

Location: Florida-Gainesville-North Florida Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00039-14075