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Behavioral Health Worker

Universal Health Services

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Behavioral Health Worker

Job Code:  228657
Facility: Midwest Center for Youth and Families
Location: VALPARAISO, IN US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support
Category: Support
FTE: .01
Position Summary:
Position Summary
The Behavioral Health Worker carries out the daily routines of patient care under the direction of his/her supervisor. Participates in patient activities and provides for patient safety.

Core Competencies
1. Actively supports, promotes and works to fulfill the Mission, Vision and Values of the Midwest Center for Youth and Families.
2. Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
3. Actively promotes customer service throughout Midwest Center for Youth and Families by practicing team building.
4. Meets all competency requirements annually.
5. Demonstrates commitment to Service Excellence program.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
1. Assists in the ongoing assessment of the safety and emotional needs of each patient.
2. Demonstrates awareness of the key elements of the treatment plans for all assigned patients.
3. Implements identified interventions to provide quality patient care to assigned patients based on age and developmental stage.
4. Participates in assigned groups/activities to meet the needs of various patient populations and/or diagnostic groups.
5. Maintains professional standards of preparation, performance, and attitude.
6. Follows unit programming.
7. Completes documentation as required.
8. Assists in transportation of patients to scheduled appointments/outings.
9. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of the units.
10. Maintains patient charts.
11. Processes paperwork as needed.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Skills, Experience, Licensure and Educational Requirements
1. High school diploma or equivalency diploma required.
2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
3. Bachelors’ degree in Human Sciences or related experience preferred.
4. CPR, First Aid, and crisis intervention training required.

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