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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Mental Health Tech in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Mental HealthTech Full Time Behavioral Health Center *Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center *

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Mental Health Tech.

At HCA Healthcare we offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment.

As a Mental Health Tech at our facility you will be joining a team that hasa passion for creating positive patient interactions and a dedication to caring for the multi-faceted wellness of those we serve. In this role:

  • You will function as a member of the treatment team and accept responsibilities for specifically assigned duties, such as patient observation rounds, suicide risk observation, and assisting with behavior modification programs.
  • You will provide protection and control to ensure patient safety, including maintaining an ongoing awareness of patient’s whereabouts, escorting patients to activities and other procedures and participating in restraining combative patients as needed.
  • You will take vital signs and accurately record them and report to RN if variations from normal are found.
  • You will participate in rounding and proactively respond to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and overall patient experience.
  • You will assist in the maintenance of client charts, including clinical assessment process (CAP) and behavior based, specific measurable progress notes to ensure quality treatment.

The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) includes a full-service hospital with 318 patient beds. It serves as the region’s healthcare hub, serving southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana. EIRMC is home to a Level II Trauma Center, a Level 1 ICU (of only two in Idaho), and the only Burn Center in the state of Idaho. Our ER is the most experienced in the region. The hospital's other specialty services include the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit capable of caring for babies born as early as 22 weeks gestation; the region’s only Pediatric Intensive Unit, the largest heart program in the region, aBehavioral Health Centerwhich is a74-bed Joint Commission accredited psychiatric hospital and the region’s onlyPrimary Stroke Center.

EIRMC is part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country – offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and EIRMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and our colleagues.

The Behavioral Health Center is a 74-bed psychiatric hospital in Idaho Falls providing mental-health services. Part of nearby Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, we are located on a separate campus to provide for the patient’s greatest level of privacy, comfort, and individual care. Affiliation with EIRMC gives us access to the most current and comprehensive medical services available in the region.

The Behavioral Health Center provides four separate programs to ensure that people receive individual care in settings that are appropriate for their needs.

  • Special Care Adult Program (for adults 18 years and older)

  • Teton Peaks Adolescent Residential Treatment (for children ages 12-18)

  • Adolescent Acute Care Program (for children ages 13-17)

  • Outpatient Behavioral Health

More Information: https://eirmc.com/service/behavioral-health

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Experience as a psychiatric technician, CNA or closely related work field is desirable.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric illness; knowledge of group, family and individual behavioral dynamics; and knowledge of training and teaching techniques are useful.
  • Associate’s degree, or work toward a Bachelor’s degree, in a health care/behavioral science field is preferred.
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification (offered during New Hire Orientation).
  • Certification in Non Violent Physical Crisis Intervention within 90 days of hire.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Mental Health Tech

Location: Idaho-Idaho Falls-Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00310-54286

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