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KVC Hospitals Wichita Behavioral Health Technician in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11316088 KVC Hospitals gives people the hope and help they need to prevent suicide and other mental health crisis. We are opening a new children's psychiatric hospital in Wichita for children ages 6 to 18, and are seeking energetic, positive, caring professionals to join our team as a Behavioral Health Technician. If you are looking for a rewarding career and a compassionate work environment KVC is the place for you!Behavioral Health TechnicianBehavioral Health Technicians provide compassionate care and supervision of children and youth. These individuals provide sight and sound supervision of our clients' daily activities, including hygiene, while teaching coping techniques and positive behaviors. These individuals can expect to work closely with nurses and therapists in reinforcing treatment plans, documenting client activity, and maintaining a safe environment. A thorough background check and drug screen is required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Pay starts at $15 per hour depending on education and experience.Shift days will rotate. You can expect to work one to two weekends per month. The Behavioral Health Technician will: supervise clients at all times to ensure basic needs are being met assist clients through completion of daily responsibilities, activities and living skills model positive behavior and effective problem solving techniques responsible for keeping the unit safe, clean and orderly provide needed support to improve treatment outcomes KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans; paid time off; and a 403(b) retirement plan.Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) from an accredited high school Valid driver's license and auto insurance One to three months related experience and/or training CNA license is a plus Must be at least 21 years of agePhysical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.See more career opportunities, learn about our benefits, and discover what it's like to work at KVC at www.kvc.org/careers.