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Behavioral Health Technician (Crittenton Children's Center, full time & parttime shifts)

Company: St. Luke's of Kansas City
Location: Chillicothe
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description



The Opportunity: Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Crittenton Children's Center in South Kansas City, MO is seeking a Behavioral Health Tech to assist in providing a safe and therapeutic milieu environment in compliance with agency policies and procedures. As a member of our team, you will play a critical role in improving the lives of children, adolescents, and their families.



Full time and Part Time positions available (12 hour shifts).



Shifts available 7 days per week at the following times: 7am-7:30pm OR 7pm-7:30am



The Work:



* Responsible for direct supervision of assigned children during work shift to maintain patient safety in collaboration with the nurses, therapists, and physicians





* Observes, reports, and records, patient behaviors under the supervision of RN





* Implements the behavioral interventions described in the child's treatment plan





* Conducts educational and treatment focused groups with patients as appropriate with training and supervision





* May be trained as CMT to administer meds to long term residential population.







To be successful in this role, you will need to be interested and invested in caring for the emotional health of Children. You will need to be caring and compassionate.



Crittenton Children's Center is the Kansas City area's premier provider of psychiatric care for children, adolescents and their families. We offer one of the area's most comprehensive behavioral health care programs.



Required:



* High school diploma or equivalent





* 1 - 3 years of related experience, preferably working with at risk youth. (Bachelor's degree in a related field will substitute for experience)





* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.





* MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO APPLY





* Basic Life Support (will train)





* MANDT Certified (will train)







Preferred:



* Associate or Bachelor's Degree in healthcare or therapy related field.





* Certification/Licensure in related healthcare or therapy field. Examples: EMT, Paramedic, LPN, or CNA.





* Experience as a Behavioral Health Tech or in a related field. Examples: education, therapy tech, or healthcare security.







Benefits:



Health, Vision and Dental



Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans



Flex Savings Accounts



Health Savings Accounts



Various other Voluntary Benefits Available



Retirement Options



Career Growth Potential



Tuition and Continuing Education Assistance



Why Saint Luke's?



* We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard.





* We are here for you and will support you in achieving your goals.





* We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve.





* Saint Luke's offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all of their employees, click here to find out more.







"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.



Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.



Job Requirements



Applicable Experience:



Less than 1 year



Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Mandt Certified - Various



Job Details



Full Time



The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke's 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.



Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.



Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke's Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Keywords: St. Luke's of Kansas City, Independence , Behavioral Health Technician (Crittenton Children's Center, full time & parttime shifts), Professions , Chillicothe, Missouri

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