Location: Traverse City
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 54735
Provides direct care to patients in a manner that considers safety, comfort in the behavioral health therapeutic environment. Builds healthy, supportive patient relationships and practices effective interpersonal skills at all times. Completes clinical reports and documentation in a professional and timely manner.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Two-year degree in related field preferred.
For In-Patient Psychiatric Unit, previous psychiatric or Nurse Aide experience with preference for experience as a Mental Health Technician on an inpatient psychiatric unit.
For Outpatient Behavioral Health prior Substance Use Disorder work experience preferred and/or personal recovery experience preferred. For part-time and full time positions days or afternoons, a CADC (Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor) OR the ability to obtain a Development Plan for Certification is required. Pool staff may be hired without certification upon Management Discretion. Must have a valid driver’s license and obtain a Class III Chauffer license within 30 days of hire. Possess or obtain CPR/AED certification within 60 days of hire.
For In-Patient Psychiatric Unit, works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. May receive instructions from the Unit Manager, Nursing Administrator, or Medical Director.
For Outpatient Behavioral Health, works under the supervision of the Manager and may also receive direction from Lead BHT, the Director, Medical Director, Nurse Practitioner or other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED
Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:
Neonatal (birth-1 mo) x Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)
Infant (1 mo-1 yr) x Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)
Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs) x Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)
Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs) x Geriatric (65 yrs & above)
Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs) All ages (birth & above)
No direct clinical contact with patients