Ascension Health Technician-Behavioral Health in Detroit, Michigan

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Behavioral Health Technician 1, Detroit, MI - Ascension St. John Hospital, BH Observation Unit - Part-Time,Rotating,24 hours/weeklyBrand new unit, 12- hour shifts, Trauma 1 for adults and Trauma 2 for Pediatrics

What You Will Do

Why Join Ascension? Ascension St. John Hospital - Committed to providing care that treats the entire person—body, mind, and spirit—we've been a part of Ascension since 1999. We provide comprehensive prevention, primary care, and advanced treatment programs with more than 125 medical centers and seven hospital locations spanning four counties.

What Ascension Michigan has to offer:• Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.• Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.• Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.• Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.• More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.• Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: Last year Ascension provided over 1.8billion in free healthcare to those in need and without access. You will have the opportunity to offer your servants heart by volunteering with Ascension’s Medical Mission at Home program and other community benefit initiatives.

What You Will Do at Ascension Michigan: Michigan physicians and associates have embraced changing times and growing communities to provide quality healthcare for our patients since 1844. We work in collaboration to provide compassionate, personalized care for all, especially those who need it most. We are the largest healthcare non-profit in the country. We are faith based - called to be the expression of God’s healing love in the world. Ascension Michigan is comprised of 6 hospitals systems - coming together as one and uniting under the same mission. If you’re looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team. The qualifications you will need:

What You Will Do As an Associate with Ascension St. John Hospital, you will provide direct behavioral health patient care.You will:• 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 condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.• Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients• Assists in the care, maintenance and ordering of equipment and supplies. Performs all other duties as assigned.• Assists patients in establishing effective ways of coping with current problems of daily living as identified in the patient's treatment plan of service. Conducts patient community meeting and didactic groups according to program treatment schedule.• Assists with the admission and discharge process as needed. Participates in quality outcome improvement process.• Plans and coordinates therapeutic activity for assigned patients, recognizing age-specific needs of the adult or geriatric patient.

What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration:• Required Credential(s):• One or more of the following:• Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.Education:• Associate Degreeo Associate Degree from an accredited college program required, or a minimum of two years of college work with a curriculum in psychology, social work, nursing, or related field (review of transcript may be requested) Bachelor's Degree preferredWork Experience:• One year of inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.

How to Apply: Consider joining Ascension Michigan. If you are interested in joining the Ascension Michigan team, click here to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current Associates should apply through the Associate Portal at follow this navigation: myAscension > myLinks > Associate Links > HR > My Career> Job Opportunities.

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St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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