Observation Tech for Behavioral Health - LECOM Health

Observation Tech for Behavioral Health

Millcreek Community Hospital

Millcreek Community Hospital is seeking full time and Per Diem Observation Techs for our expanding Behavioral Health Units.

SUMMARY:              Under the supervision of a RN, provides close observation of patients.  Assists in the provision of a safe and clean environment. Is vigilant in the protection of the patient from self harm or falls.   Maintains on-going observations of patients and documents this observation at least every five minutes.  Verifies that each patient is breathing and not engaging in any harmful acts.  Immediately alerts proximate staff of any attempt of self harm or emergency situation while intervening to prevent harmful occurrence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent

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

English Language Skills:  Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in an understandable manner.

Physical Demands:   Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.  Must be able to lift up to and in excess of 25 pounds throughout the workday. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours.

Required Certification:           *CPR Certification

*Therapeutic Holds Training

 

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

 

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

 

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