Behavioral Health Technician

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LifePoint Health
Published
December 17, 2021
Location
Martinsville, Virginia
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Behavioral Hlth Technician in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 12/17/2021

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Sovah Health - Martinsville

About Us

SOVAH Health Martinsville is a 237-bed, full service, acute-care community hospital. Memorial Hospital continues to grow and improve its health care services to meet the changing needs of the community. Recent capital improvements include a new $2.7 million MRI, a $1.1 million 16-slice CT scanner and a $1.2 million ambulatory surgery center. The hospital recently completed an expansive renovation project designed to separate inpatient and outpatient services, improve the flow of people in the hospital, and provide more convenient and efficient services to patients. The state-of-the-art Ravenel Oncology Center, affiliated with Duke University, and the Julius Hermes Breast Care Center are recent additions, as well as a Hyperbaric/Wound Care Center and Sleep Lab. Physical Rehabilitation, the Cancer Center, Breast Care Center and ER each have dedicated entrances and the Elective Procedure Services, Laboratory, Radiology, and Cardiopulmonary/Neurophysiology have also been recently renovated. For more information please visit: http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/memorial-hospital-of-martinsville-and-henry-county.

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Under the supervision of nursing staff provides direct patient care and assists with maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in physical, mental or emotional condition to nursing staff and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.

Provides crisis intervention with incoming calls and on the unit to maintain safety.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
Observes and records patient behavior and activities.
Reports any changes in physical, mental or emotional condition to nursing staff and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
Provides crisis intervention with incoming calls and on the unit to maintain safety.

Job Requirements

 

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent requiredRequired Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Skills

Certifications:
American Heart Association BLS required.Required Skills
Licenses:
Active, unrestricted Certified Nurses’ Aide (CNA) certification by the Virginia Board of Nursing preferred

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