Job Summary: In a career as a Behavioral Health Technician, you join us in providing life-changing care to youths. The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center (RTC) provides medically directed care for children ages 5-18 who have severe behavioral health problems or mental illness. Behavioral Health Technicians strive to heal youth and turn their life around for the better. Building relationships with kids, monitor, and lead by example. Be positive role model and address positive and negative behaviors. There is a $500 Hiring Bonus for this position.
Schedule: 10:00pm to 8:30am (Full Time). Overnight Shift. Working 4 days a week and every other weekend.
Provide direct youth care & supervision to an assigned population which includes but not limited to the maintenance of the therapeutic environment using the Psycho Educational Model of Treatment (PEM).
Provide a safe environment for all youth & staff. The basis of PEM is to 'catch kids being good' and reinforce good behavior at a higher rate than bad behavior.
Monitor the basic physical needs for the youth.
Must be able to serve as a role model for ethical behavior. Promote awareness & moral principles with the Mission, Vision, & Values of Boys Town National Research Hospital.
Upon hire, must complete required competencies during Preservice Training: CPR, PEM, and nationally recognized personal restraint model.
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
High school diploma or equivalent, required, some college credit, preferred.
Experience working with children, preferred.
Demonstrate to criteria while maintaining current in CPR, PEM and nationally recognized personal restraint model must be obtained during pre-service training.
Demonstrate to criteria nationally recognized personal restraint model.
Requires excellent interpersonal skills.
Good communication skills and ability to maintain appropriate level of confidentiality a must.
Will participate in advanced training activities.
Must be 20 years of age.
Must be up to date with all immunizations required by Employee Health.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: January 6, 2020
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 16489
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.