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Part-time Patient Care Technician Toole

Company: Community Bridges, Inc.
Location: Sahuarita
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Community Bridges, Inc. (CBI) is an integrated behavioral healthcare agency offering a variety of different programs throughout Arizona. CBI provides residential, outpatient, inpatient, patient-centered medical homes, medication-assisted treatment, and crisis services to individuals experiencing crisis, opioid use disorder, homelessness, and mental illness.

The Milieu Specialistis a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team that provides direct care to psychiatric patients working under the direction of a registered nurse. The primary focus is completing intakes for voluntary and involuntary individuals and engaging patients and providing a safe treatment milieu.

Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Patient Care Technician completes the intake process for admissions (voluntary and involuntary) and provides basic care to patients including:

  • Provides technical monitoring, taking vital signs and physical care.
  • Orients patients to treatment setting and assists with the activities of daily living as needed.
  • Reviews and participates in implementation of the patient treatment plan.
  • Makes rounds and monitors patients activities, physical and mental status, and reports to the nursing staff.
  • Checks patient belongings for contraband to ensure safety for the person while in treatment at CBI.
  • Conducts a variety of patient safety monitoring activities such as observational checks.
  • Documents observations, interventions, and group activities in the patient medical record while maintaining confidentiality of all health information.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe, orderly & therapeutic environment.
  • Maintains patient safety and protects patient rights through observation and reporting patient behaviors, communications, interactions and physical status.
  • Recognizes patients who are behaving aggressively, acting as a danger to themselves or others, or are in a crisis or medical emergency situation.
  • Provides intervention including deescalation techniques, redirecting of patient and/or participating in restraint or seclusion as needed per policy.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • BHT Certification and/or Proficiency level typically achieved with 4 years of direct patient care in a behavioral health environment.
    • Skills and ability to monitor and assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu.
    • Bachelors degree is preferred.
    • Driver's License and a clear 39 month MVR report.
    • Level 1 Fingerprint clearance card.

      CBI Offers an excellent benefits package!

      • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Supplemental plans - Hospital indemnity/ Critical Illness, Pet Insurance, Dependent Care Savings, Health Care Savings, 401K with employer match - 100% vested upon enrollment, Generous PTO accrual, Wellness programs, Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship Programs, incentives, and more!
      • For the past four years, The Phoenix Business Journal has recognized CBI as one of the top ten healthiest mid-size employers in the Valley.

        CBI treats patients from all different walks of life and believes in maintaining the dignity of human life. Recovery is possible!

Keywords: Community Bridges, Inc., Tucson , Part-time Patient Care Technician Toole, Professions , Sahuarita, Arizona

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