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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: St. Francis Center
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Participates in the client's daily planning routine.Supervises, coaches, and mentors the client during meals, dressing and personal hygiene, monitors cleaning of room, chores, and life tactical skills.Provides structure, discipline, and security in meeting the needs of the clients. Serves as an adult role model and a source of feedback to the clients.Supervises and monitors clients at all times.Provides positive interaction with the clients and demonstrates appropriate de- escalation techniques.Demonstrates effective communication skills with clients and co-workers.Demonstrates professional ethics, boundaries and confidentiality with the clients.Demonstrates respect and care of the clients and the ability to be open-minded and nonjudgmental with clients.Maintains awareness of diversity and youth culture.Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills/ability to work as a team.Serves as a role model and source of feedback to the clients.Supervises and keeps clients within sight and sound requirements at all times.Check clients every ten minutes during sleeping hours.Intervenes in crisis situations using the approved Mandt system.Reports to work at scheduled times and remains on duty until replacement is on shift.Documents significant client behaviors and significant contact with client.Assists in the overall cleanliness of the campus: Perform assigned cleaning or maintenance duties; monitors client's rooms and chores on a daily basis; maintains cleanliness of staff offices.Administers prescribed medication, documents and observes its effects. Must have appropriate training and certification if required to administer medications.Supervises clients during chapel services and services as an adult role model.On-call duties required as needed.Reports critical incidents to DFPS verbally within 12 hours, written within 24 hours.Reports unusual incidents through appropriate Risk Management, clinical and safety channels.Implements Saint Francis Ministries policies and follows directives as required. Follows and adhere to all pertinent Saint Francis Ministries Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), rules, personnel policies, and procedures; related accreditation and licensure standards; and federal, state, and local rules, statutes, regulations, and all contractual terms.Ensures clients' rights are protected.Is knowledgeable of and follows all safety procedures.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: St. Francis Center, Lubbock , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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