University of Chicago Medicine

  • Behavioral Health Tech- Part-Time-, Evenings, 3:30p- 11:30p, 0.6 FTE

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(11/2/2018 10:00 AM)
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    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Behavioral Health Tech- Part-Time, Evenings, 3:00pm-11:30pm, 0.6 FTE


    Join the hospital trusted by Chicago’s Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Behavioral Health Tech.

    • With the leadership of the Director and the Clinical Supervisor, performs assigned supportive work in connection with the delivery of patient care, including functional tasks and skills.
    • Utilizes interactive processes which will exceed the expectation of patients, physicians, families or significant others, provides high quality, cost effective care and treatment.
    • Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to unit specific competencies as appropriate to the age of the patients served, as delineated in the Center’s Scope of Care.
    • Knows, follows and actively supports the philosophy, mission and Vision of Ingalls Hospital. Adheres to all hospital policies, procedures and standards of care. Observes and adheres to all corporate compliance requirements and communicates issues as they arise with the appropriate parties as identified in the Corporate Compliance Plan.
    • Works in partnership with other Patient Care Team members; pro-actively assists physicians and identifies and provides for individual patient and family needs.


    • High School diploma with 2 years’ experience,or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • CPR certified (American Heart Association) required.
    • Must be able to obtain CPI within 60 days of hire.
    • Facilitates assigned groups in ways which encourage and require maximum patient participation and interaction, appropriate to functional level of group members.
    • Must have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills when dealing with patients, families, physicians, and co-workers; ability to function in an extended team environment and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Equivalent of 6 months full-time employment involving direct patient care in an acute, subacute, or nursing home setting. This experience must have occurred within two years.
    • Must also be able to perform basic care (ADL) procedures and general patient care skills.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Effective interpersonal skill in dealing with patient, families and co-workers.
    • Ability to function effectively in an extended team environment.
    • Ability to resolve conflict effectively.
    • Ability to give and receive feedback.
    • Proficient use of, or demonstrate ability to learn computer on unit/department according to policy/procedure.

    EEO Statement

    Ingalls is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


    Why Join Us

    For nearly a century we have pioneered sophisticated clinical care and developed the area's most convenient network of comprehensive outpatient centers, all dedicated to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Now, partnered with UChicago Medicine, we have expanded our network of expert physicians, convenient facilities and scope of service to speed your healing process and help navigate your path to wellness. A skilled Medical Staff and talented employees dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and injury provide a firm foundation for our reputation for quality.


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