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Behavioral Health Technician (Non-Exempt)

Company: Mercy
Location: Ada
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: Behavioral Health Technician

Department: Psych Acute Adult

Shift: Full Time - TBD

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."


Provides direct patient care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse consistent with the established guidelines of practice, the Goals of Mercy Health System, the Philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, the Code of Professional and Business Ethics and the Co-worker Code of Conduct. Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Education: Prefer successful completion of a High School Diploma and/or Nurse Assistant training course and/or possesses a significant amount of Nurse Assistant experience.
  • Experience: Prefer experience working with mentally ill as Nursing Assistant or Mental Health Technician.
  • Certifications: Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card or complete a course within their probation period.
  • Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
    • Physical crisis management skills, Therapeutic communication skills, knowledge of developmental stages, general knowledge of common psychiatric disorders and group dynamics preferred.
    • Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements:
      • Stand and walk most of the time on duty.
      • Meet unit specific physical demands.
      • Significant amount of bending and stooping, as well as lifting and turning patients with assistance.
      • May be required to work differing schedules, shifts, days of the week, or work frequency according to patient care requirements.
      • High risk exposure to blood and body fluids.
      • Physical demands are attached plus push, pull, and grip up to 50 lbs., pinch up to 15 lbs., kneel, crouch, and crawl minimally.
      • Equipment Used: Office equipment; copier, fax, phone, computer.
      • Patient care equipment; patient lift, electric beds, restraints, wheelchair, Geri chair, pulse oximetry and vital sign equipment.

        We Offer Great Benefits:

        Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

        We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

        At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

        What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

        Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Keywords: Mercy, Norman , Behavioral Health Technician (Non-Exempt), Professions , Ada, Oklahoma

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