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Behavioral Safety Technician

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYArea of Interest: -Behavioral Health - Non-Nursing;FTE/Hours per pay period: -1.0;Department: -Access Center;Shift: -2nd shift (3:00pm-11:00pm), rotating weekend, rotating shifts available, 40 hours per week -AbbeHealth Services -- is a regional healthcare organization dedicated to providing mental health and aging services that help individuals achieve their optimum levels of independence and success.GuideLink Center is managed by AbbeHealth Services and is located in Iowa City, Iowa. GuideLink Center is a community-initiated collaborative services, including rapid assessment, triage, stabilization, and follow-up resources for adults experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis. -Why UnityPoint Health?Culture - -At UnityPoint Health, -you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience -aculture - guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.Benefits -Our competitive -Total Rewards - program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment- We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.Development- We believe equipping you with support and -development opportunities - is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.Community Involvement -- Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at -

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESIs aware of department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (eg. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of department or administrative staff.Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner in support of the organization's commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.Provide a safe environment for patients and assigned departments by demonstrating an awareness of patient and personal safety.Accurately document safety rounds, preventing errors, accidents and infectionsReport potential or actual concerns immediately.Utilize de-escalation skills and intervention methods to patients that are behaviorally escalated.Demonstrates a positive cooperative attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to change to meet department goals.Performs additional duties as may be assigned to ensure complete service to all customers.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONSEducationHigh School diploma or post-secondary education required, post-secondary degree in criminal justice, counseling or other human service degree preferredQualifications/Experience1-3 years working in a related field is required. Iowa Driver's license is required.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Iowa City , Behavioral Safety Technician, Professions , Iowa City, Iowa

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