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Behavioral Health Technician (48-72 hours per pay period FLEX)

Job ID: R024563

Primary Location: Virginia, Minnesota

Building Location
Essentia Virginia Hospital
13240 Med/Surg

Job Description:
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.

Education Qualifications:

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

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification within 1 month of hire. 

Shift Rotation
Day/Eve/Night Rotation
Shift Start Time
Shift End Time
every other
Call Obligation
Assoc Of Diagnostic Imaging Techs (ADIT)

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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