TECH - MH/BH (DEGREE)
Company: Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is seeking dedicated,
compassionate and professional BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS to
join our team of professionals. If you have a strong work ethic and
exude a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of
children and adolescents within the mental health field, we want to
hear from you!
LINCOLN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER is committed to providing
compassionate mental health treatment that encourages
self-responsibility and personal growth. Our dedicated team of
professionals provide psychiatric treatment to children and
adolescents (ages 3-17) that present with a broad range of
psychiatric and behavioral disorders. A clinically skilled
multidisciplinary team works to partner with the youth and family
to accomplish their goals in a supportive and therapeutic
environment. Our mission is to
Our BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS serve as a role model to our
patients through the provision of therapeutic interactions, using
appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using
active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume
of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive
reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a
positive peer culture.
Our BHT s provide consistent professional direct care, supervision,
and mentoring to our youth and adolescent patients during group
sessions and education, recreational activities, hygiene, meals and
sleep. In the BHT role, you will participate in the implementation
of patients treatment plan by providing care and close supervision
of facility patients and documenting behavior; developing positive
relationships with patients and co-workers; following policies and
procedures as to ensure our focus is and priority is always on our
patients and their safety; facilitating group sessions and
providing crisis intervention as necessary.
WHY WORK FOR US?
Join a clinical team passionate about the well-being of the
children we serve. Join a team who cares about each other! Through
providing comprehensive nursing care; therapeutic interactions,
handling distressed patients in a therapeutic manner, and
administering appropriate treatments,
* On the Job Training * Competitive pay * Shift Differential *
Weekend Differential * Flexible scheduling: 8 and 12 hour options *
Medical * Dental * Vision * 401k/match * Life insurance* Paid Time
Off * Extended Leave Bank * Tuition Reimbursement * Employee
Referral Bonus * Voluntary Insurance Options * Discounted Meals *
Robust Employee Assistance Program * Growth opportunities both
within LP and across UHS!
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Compassionate professionals with a passion for children, and who
have the ability to:
* Connect, build rapport and establish trust with patients and
* Demonstrate empathy
* Deliver solid listening and verbal communication skills and
* Deliver service excellence in patient and team interactions and
in every part of your job.
* Acclimate and Mentor new team members; provide support and
* Maintain calm demeanor in handling high stress moments
we do make a difference!
Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a subsidiary of
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation s
largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States.
Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500
corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our
operating philosophy is to build or acquire high quality hospitals
in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment
needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading
healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in
King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through
its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals,
behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.
8,10, and 12 hours are available.
: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
Education: High school diploma/GED required. BA or BS Degree in a
related mental health field is preferred.
Experience: Previous experience working with behavioral health
patients, children, adolescents, and/or special needs population
strongly preferred. One (1) year experience in a mental health
Licensure/Certification: Successful completion of CPR
certification, age-specific training and the current patient
aggression management training, including appropriate use of
Seclusion and Restraint, within 90 days of employment.
Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing
processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific
growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior
management, restraint and seclusion procedures and criteria and CPR
training. Ability to work with clients that have poor social
skills, suffer from substance abuse and a variety of mental
illnesses. Knowledge of DCFS mandated reporting requirements.
Demonstrated flexibility for reassignment to units providing care
to varied populations including children, adolescents, and adults.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Skill in
organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines. Must be a
self-starter and goal/results-oriented. Ability to use good
judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information. Strong
customer service skills to external and internal customers. Ability
to adhere to safety policies and code procedures react calmly and
effectively in emergency situations. Ability to accept direction
and adhere to policies and procedures. Ability to work in a fast
paced environment. Ability to recommend/take corrective courses of
action that would improve the functioning of the department s
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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