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DISTANCE PROGRAM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

Universal Health Services


Location:
Nevada, MO
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
223598
Universal Health Services
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DISTANCE PROGRAM BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SPECIALIST

Job Code:  223598
Facility: Heartland Behavioral Health Services
Location: NEVADA, MO US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

DISTANCE WORK PROGRAM (100 OR MORE MILES)

Baylor pay options – 2 - 16 hour shifts, pay 40; rotating weekends Nights preferred.
Housing available
Other flexible scheduling available


Help us change lives!   We practice Service Excellence and Trauma Informed Care.


1. Utilizes the treatment plan in determining and reinforcing interventions with individual patients.
2. Assists with patient trips outside the facility.
3. Assists with admission, discharge and transfer of patients.
4. Assists in maintenance and identification of personal items both in lock up and on the person.
5. Observes patient behavior and interactions and documents information in the medical record.
6. Provides Mental Health Interventions to patients in a manner that considers safety, infection control, patient rights, comfort and the therapeutic environment.
7. Assists patients with activities of daily living, encouraging independent behavior whenever possible, as directed by the Master Treatment Plan/Program Guidelines.
8. Sets limits on patient’s behaviors with the assistance of the unit charge nurse.
9. Assists patients during meal times, observes intake, and reports to the unit charge nurse and documents as required.
10. With assistance/supervision from other personnel, develops and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients.
11. Provides patient education activities under the Unit charge nurse.
12. Ensures that unit is safe, by providing daily rounds and completing safety rounds reports, as assigned.

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS (skills, knowledge, abilities):
1) High School Diploma or GED. Some previous college courses in related field preferred.
2) Must be able to complete CPR and Crisis Management certification.
3) Prefer one year experience dealing with emotionally-disturbed or chemically-dependent individuals.
4) Legible handwriting and ability to construct grammatically correct sentence structure.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
1. Physical Requirements: A wide range of motor activity is required in performing job responsibilities. The majority of activity will be standing, walking, bending, and lift 50 pounds to waist level.
2. Mental/Visual/Auditory: Concentration and attention to detail are necessary to evaluate the job duty. Ability to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable the senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of the position may be fully met.
3. Environment: The environment is an enclosed building subject to occasional inconveniences such as heating, cooling, ventilation and noise disturbances. Out of the building situations may occur
4. Tools/Equipment Used: Daily use telephone and unit equipment.


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