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Bozeman Health Patient Care Tech- Behavioral Health (FT) in Bozeman, Montana

This is a full-time, 0.9 FTE, 36 hours/ week position.

The Behavioral Health Patient Care Tech assists in the provision of nursing and crisis team care in Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). The Patient Care Tech aids the patients with activities of daily living, and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. They assist with behavioral health patients care some of which include obtaining vital signs, assisting during therapy session as directed by licensed providers, and helping to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment. The Patient Care Tech reports any changes in condition or behavior to the nurse and/or crisis team.

Position Summary:

The Patient Care Tech is imperative to increasing efficiency, productivity, as well as patient and team satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • American Heart Association BLS

  • Preferred: Courses in Medical Terminology

  • Preferred: College course related to health care

  • Preferred: EMT, CNA, or health care related certifications

  • Preferred: Specific department experience or patient care experience

  • Preferred: Student in the healthcare field

Essential Job Functions:

  • Completes timely and accurate room turnovers.

  • Cleans operating rooms after surgical procedures.

  • Opens sterile supplies onto a maintained sterile field.

  • Transports patients safely between rooms and between beds.

  • Performs proper machine checks.

  • Maintains appropriate supplies and orders as needed.

  • Performs other tasks as appropriate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment

  • Ability to work varied shifts

  • Strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Demonstrates sound judgement, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making

  • Detail oriented, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity and maintains confidentiality

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77346020 Psychiatric Emergency Services (BHDH)

Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.