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AMITA Health Behavioral Health Technician - Inpatient Geriatric/Older Adult Psych - PRN/Registry, Days in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Job ID: 405348Behavioral Health Technician - Inpatient Geriatric/Older Adult Psych - PRN/Registry, DaysHoffman Estates, IllinoisRegular / Day

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Technician-Behavioral Health - Geriatric Psych Nrsng Unit 002 - PRN,Day - AMITA Health ABBHH - Hoffman Estates,IL

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to

Provide direct behavioral health patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients with performing activities of daily living.

  • Provide or assist with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

  • Observe and record patient behavior and activities. Report any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.

  • Establish a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Crisis Prevention credentialed from the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI).

  • Nurse Aide credentialed from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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