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Psych Tech (PT) - Boise, ID - (19619)

Universal Health Services


Location:
BOISE, ID
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
19619
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Psych Tech (PT) - Boise, ID - (19619)

Facility Name
Center for Change, Boise
Location
BOISE, ID 83702 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff
Job Description

Center for Change in Boise, Idaho is seeking a part-time, female Psych Tech to assist the clinical and nursing staff in providing safe and supportive treatment to patients suffering from anorexia and bulimia. The schedule will typically be 16 hours per week with opportunity for some additional hours.  Shifts are from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM with an occasional evening shift going until 7:00 PM.   Working in our Partial Hospitalization Program is an excellent entry-level position for individuals who would like to gain experience in the mental health field.

Responsibilities:
Psych Techs work closely with patients at the Center. They provide daily support and assistance with activities of daily living and are expected to mentor healthy attitudes and behaviors. Psych Techs eat meals with the patients and join them in a variety of experiential therapies such as recreation therapy, movement therapies such as Yoga, art groups, music therapy, and other group therapies such as body-image and 12-step. Psych Techs work directly with patients in goal setting and follow-up, and are responsible to enforce program rules.

 

Job Requirements

BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ENSURE YOU ARE QUALIFIED TO FILL THIS POSITION.

  • One to two years college-level education, or 1 - 2 years’ experience working in the mental health field.

  • Due to the nature of treatment and the population served there is a bona fide occupational qualification the applicant be female.

  • CNA Certification preferred

  • Care Techs may be required to transport patients using company vehicles. To qualify to drive company vehicles Psych Techs must consent to a driving record check, and must:
    -- be at least 20 years of age;
    -- have a valid driver license;
    -- have no more than 2 at-fault accidents in the past three (3) years;
    -- have no more than 3 moving violations during the past three (3) years; and,
    -- have NO driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) convictions.

  • Staff eat meals along with the patients. The Center has dietitians who ensure a wide variety of foods are served in nutritious and appetizing meals. Because the Center specializes in the treatment of eating disorders it is important that staff mentor healthy attitudes and behaviors about food. For this reason staff are required to eat appropriate portions of everything served with the meal. This includes all food groups: meats, poultry, fish, fruits, dairy products, etc.

Wage:  Base starting wage is $12.00/ hour without Bachelor’s Degree; $13.00/hour with Bachelor’s Degree.

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