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Behavioral Health Tech, Full Time.

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Behavioral Health Tech

  • 10918 Elm Ave, South Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64134
  • Behavioral Health Job Family
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Crittenton Children’s Center in South Kansas City, MO is seeking a Behavioral Health Tech to assist in providing a safe and therapeutic milieu environment in compliance with agency policies and procedures. As a member of our team, you will play a critical role in improving the lives of children, adolescents, and their families.  To be successful in this role, you will need to be interested and invested in caring for the emotional health of Children. You will need to be caring and compassionate.

Crittenton Children's Center is the Kansas City area's premier provider of psychiatric care for children, adolescents and their families. We offer one of the area's most comprehensive behavioral health care programs.

Shift:

We are currently seeking a full time night shift Behavioral Health Tech. 12-hour shifts, 3 nights/week.

The Work: 

  • Responsible for direct supervision of assigned children during work shift to maintain patient safety in collaboration with the nurses, therapists, and physicians
  • Observes, reports, and records, patient behaviors under the supervision of RN
  • Implements the behavioral interventions described in the child’s treatment plan
  • Conducts educational and treatment focused groups with patients as appropriate with training and supervision
  • May be trained as CMT to administer meds to long term residential population.

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with children required. Work experience, educational experience or volunteer experience acceptable. A bachelor’s degree in a related field will substitute for experience.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO APPLY
  • Basic Life Support (will train)
  • MANDT Certified (will train)

Preferred:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare or therapy related field
  • Certification/Licensure in related healthcare or therapy field. Examples: EMT, Paramedic, LPN, or CNA
  • Experience as a Behavioral Health Tech or in a related field. Examples: education, therapy tech, or healthcare security,

Why Saint Luke’s?

  • We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard.
  • We are here for you and will support you in achieving your goals.
  • We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Cert First Aid - Various

Job Details

Full Time

Night (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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