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Behavioral Health Technician - Part-time and PRN

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Pride Institute is celebrating our 37th year of providing our clients with an inclusive and accepting place for recovery through evidence-based treatment for substance abuse, sexual health and mental health. Our Residential Treatment Center (RTC) staff in Eden Prairie and our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) staff in Uptown Minneapolis understand the issues the LGBTQIA+ community face, and our mission is to give clients the tools needed for addiction and mental health recovery. Pride Institute has been recognized as one of Newsweek's Best Addiction Treatment Centers in 2020, 2021 and 2022. We were also honored in the 2021 and 2022 MINNESOTA'S Best STAR TRIBUNE READERS' CHOICE survey with the silver award in the Recovery/Treatment Center category. In addition to our clinical team, made up of counselors, mental health clinicians, and therapists, our RTC also employs an experienced nursing/tech team who provide 24/7 compassionate medical care to our residential clients. Our Nurses and Behavioral Health Techs epitomize teamwork and service excellence. We are always looking for hard-working and dependable Behavioral Health Technicians with a passion for helping people focus on their recovery. We are currently looking for regular part-time (1-3 regular shifts per week) or PRN (minimum of 2 variable shifts per month) Techs. Our Techs are instrumental in ensuring client safety and compliance with our program rules and guidelines. Our Techs are fair, firm and consistent in their approach to each client and are able to establish appropriate boundaries in all client interactions. They communicate effectively with each other and the rest of our interdisciplinary treatment team regarding client response to therapy, treatment interventions, and therapeutic objectives, and they work in collaboration with all staff in planning for discharge and follow-up care. Ideal Tech candidates possess: Knowledge of chemical dependency and mental health issues or a willingness to learnKnowledge of therapeutic milieu management techniques or a willingness to learnKnowledge and training in CPR and First Aid or a willingness to learnKnowledge of 12 step (and similar) programs or willingness to learnQualities of reliability and dependability and a commitment to do what they say they are going to doEffective Human Relations skills including the ability to recognize behaviors and set appropriate limits in clear, concise, and non-judgmental terms; the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to use good judgment to solve problems; the ability to maintain confidentiality; the ability to work as a team player and communicate effectively with clients and co-workers; and the ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.


High School Diploma or equivalent preferredValid driver's license is requiredOne year work experience in a mental health/psychiatric and/or chemical dependency treatment setting preferredMust maintain compliance with all facility annual competencies, as well as CPR and First AidMust be able to pass/clear the MN DHS Background Study and must pass a UA drug test Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as required by CMS.Our Staff are currently required to wear masks within our facility as a preventive measure in order to protect our clients from COVID-19. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRIDE INSTITUTE: We are a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, UHS has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries, operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Eden Prairie , Behavioral Health Technician - Part-time and PRN, Healthcare , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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