Behavioral Health Technician (56 hours per week)
Job ID: R022634
Primary Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Miller Dwan Medical Center
13300 MH Adult Consolidated
This position assists with assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of selected technical aspects of patient care under direct supervision of the Charge RN, Assistant Head Nurse, Nurse Manager and/or the Director, to meet the requirements of the Joint Commission and other applicable federal, state and local regulatory or accrediting agencies as well as meeting the goals and mission of the department. Provides direct and indirect care for adolescent to geriatric patients to aid meeting the patients’ needs as directed. Provides patients with activity opportunities appropriate to their ages and abilities and related to their plan for care, either individually and/or in group settings.
Completion of six quarters or four semesters of college with emphasis in social services or 4 years experience working in a chemical dependency or mental health treatment program within 5 years of date of hire
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification within 1 month of hire.
In accordance with Minnesota Rules 245G.11 subdivision 1; all employees must be free of chemical use problems for at least one year immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact. Chemical use problems are defined as: receiving treatment for substance use within the period specified for the position in the staff qualification requirements, including medication-assisted treatment; substance use or mental health disorders that have negatively impacted the staff member’s job performance;substance use or mental health disorders that affect the credibility of treatment services with clients, referral sources, or other members of the community; and symptoms of intoxication or withdrawal on the job.
0700 and 2300
1530 and 0730
USWA Technical Workers SMMC (UTECH)
Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.
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