Behavioral Health Technician

1501 Eoff St, Wheeling, WV 26003, USA

Job Type

Full-Time

About the Role

Participate in treating patients with behavioral problems caused by mental health issues. Primarily responsible for monitoring patient behavior following the guidelines of treatment from a mental health professional and regularly reporting any progress or problems.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience working in the mental or behavioral health field preferred. Work schedule may require evenings, nights and weekends.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proficient written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to read and interpret instructions, documents and follow procedures.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to establish and maintain a variety of records, organize data and prepare reports. Ability to cooperate and work well with a team.

Ability to deal calmly and appropriately with stressful situations. Maintain professionalism with clients and teammates.

Work efficiently, meet job demands and deadlines.

Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative in accordance with PSIMED Corrections, LLC policies, procedures and practices.

Approach change in a positive manner.

Accept constructive criticism/advice and learn from it.

Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, email, electronic medical records and the ability to learn other applications as needed.

Must be dependable, responsible, cooperative and adhere to PSIMED Corrections, LLC policies and procedures. Must pass background checks, security clearance and drug screen(s).

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