Behavioral Health/ ER Assessment Tech. - LECOM Health

Behavioral Health/ ER Assessment Tech.

Millcreek Community Hospital

Millcreek Community Hospital is seeking a full time Behavioral Health Tech/ ER Assessment Tech. The shift is 7am-7pm, 36 hours a week.

SUMMARY:              Assist the Psychiatric Resident and Attending Physician in the Behavioral Health area in the Emergency Department.  Duties to include data collection and data entry into Electronic Medical Record; compiling the admission packet, coordination of admission/discharge information with the medical area in the Emergency Department; inform the Charge Nurse on Unit 4/5 of admission, confirming bed availability. This position will also assume responsibilities on Unit 4/5 when patients are not present in the Behavioral Health area in the Emergency Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience: A minimum of one year of experience in behavioral healthcare setting.

Required Certification:           *CPR Certification

*Therapeutic Holds Training

(*To be obtained within 60 days of hire..

CORE COMPETENCIES IN PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES

  1. Sensitivity to a patient’s emotional, mental, physical needs.
  2. Data entry skills for electronic medical record.
  3. General understanding of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Techniques.
  4. Awareness of psychiatric care delivery systems available in the community.
  5. Able to perform fundamental nursing skills such as but not limited to vital signs, intake and output, feeding, bathing, toileting, personal hygiene, transfer and ambulatory assistance.

Interested, qualified candidates may submit a resume along with an application by clicking the Apply for this Job Link below. E.O.E.

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