Behavioral Health Technician US Medical Inc. Beaver
Behavioral Health Technician
US Medical Inc.
Short Description :
Least one year experience in a related field, knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles, and recovery driven service systems Current and valid drivers license also required Assist in developing and implementing activities to increase skills in ,…
Full Description :
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field with at least one year experience in a related field, knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles, and recovery driven service systems. Current and valid driver's license also required.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
Facilitate psychotherapy groups to enhance positive peer interaction, develop problem solving skills, and assist individuals in following their treatment goals.
Displays knowledge of and implements resident treatment plans. Participates in the treatment planning process as assigned.
Engage consumers in appropriate life skills to develop abilities to live as independently as possible.
Safely and respectfully manages agitated and hostile consumers with appropriate use of de-escalation techniques.
Provide clear and accurate documentation.
Provide care and treatment in a manner that considers the rights, safety, comfort and overall therapeutic environment for consumers.
Effectively manage consumer crisis and follow all reporting requirements.
Support individuals in the performance of household activities (cleaning, organizing, laundry, etc)
Teach and promote various activities of daily living (money management, hygiene, time management, keeping a schedule, social and leisure activities, etc).
Assist in developing and implementing activities to increase skills in independent and community living, socialization/leisure time and to build on strengths to promote positive growth for the consumer.
Adhere to the alternate outpatient payment structure to ensure residents receive the adequate level of care.