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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Behavioral Health Technician you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida North Florida Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Florida North Florida Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Behavioral Health Technician where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Psychiatric Health Technician assists the professional nursing personnel by performing patient care, activities, and specific tasks under the direction supervision of an RN or LPN in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of HCA Florida North Florida Hospital The Psychiatric Health Tech functions as a member of the therapeutic team within limits as designated by policies and procedures. The employee follows policies and procedures of HCA Florida North Florida Hospital. The employee participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to HCA Florida North Florida Hospital standards of behavior.

    Position Requirements:
    Education:*High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.Experience:*Enrolled in nursing school or 6 months patient care experience in at least one of the following areas: CNA, EMT, PCA, Paramedic, nursing home, hospital, or equivalent experience.*Completion of an approved CNA program with direct patient care experience and/or 6 months experience at North Florida Regional may be substituted for the above experience requirement.Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    Demonstrated skills in service excellence, critical thinking, good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions and basic computer usage skills are needed.

    Licensure/Certification:*CBHT (Certified Behavioral Health Technician) preferred.*Current BLS (Basic Life Support) through American Heart Association required.*Current CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) required within 30 days of hire.
    This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). HCA Florida North Florida Hospital is a 523-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center. For over 49 years, we have served North Central Florida. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, and neurosciences. We offer minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment. Other services that we provide include women's health and wound therapy. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our hospital has an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology) and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. We are committed to patient safety and quality of care. We have received the highest scores available in recognition of this commitment.
    HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

    "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Behavioral Health Technician opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Gainesville , Behavioral Health Technician, Professions , Gainesville, Florida

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