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Behavioral Health Technician

Our Lady of Perpetual Help | St. Louis, MO | Part Time

Job Description

General Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Behavioral Health Technician will perform designated non-clinical tasks that promote the overall health and well-being for all residents. The Behavioral Health Technician will provide exceptional direct and supportive services to include crisis management and assist with therapeutic activities. These duties will be performed in a highly professional and enthusiastic manner in direct alignment with the mission, vision and values of Queen of Peace Center - Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with move-in/entry into the program
  • Complete personal inventory at request of new resident
  • Prepare, administer, and document medications in compliance with all State and Federal regulations
  • Document any and all concerns related to residents' behavior in daily shift log and in Electronic Health Record
  • Assure that all state regulations are followed as it pertains to proper documentation of group logs and following safety and programmatic protocols
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Identify and implement responsibilities associated with control and storage of medications as well as reordering
  • Maintain an accurate account of controlled substances
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed the Level I Medication Aide Training Program
  • Must have current CPR certification or be willing to obtain CPR certification
  • Must be familiar with fire and disaster procedures
  • Must be able to perform duties with minimal direction from the Program Manager
  • Must have Class C driver's license

Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job:

  • Must be able to think, act, and intervene independently in both routine and emergency situations; must be self-motivated and possess good judgement
  • Utilize tactful, diplomatic communication skills to interact in potentially sensitive or emotionally-charged situations
  • Able to perform the physical/mental functions/requirements of the position

Coverage Needs:

These are weekend shifts only (both Saturday and Sunday) with the flexibility to work 8 hour or 12 hour shifts 

  • Morning - 7 AM start
  • Evening - 3 PM start
  • Night - 11 PM start