Behavioral Health Technician - Overnights 7pm to 7am - Days will vary - 4 week rotations
at KVC Health Systems

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

Job Description

KVC Hospitals gives people the hope and help they need to prevent suicide and other mental health crisis. We are opening a new children's psychiatric hospital in Wichita for children ages 6 to 18, and are seeking energetic, positive, caring professionals to join our team as a Behavioral Health Technician.  If you are looking for a rewarding career and a compassionate work environment – KVC is the place for you!

Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technicians provide compassionate care and supervision of children and youth. These individuals provide sight and sound supervision of our clients' daily activities, including hygiene, while teaching coping techniques and positive behaviors. These individuals can expect to work closely with nurses and therapists in reinforcing treatment plans, documenting client activity, and maintaining a safe environment.  A thorough background check and drug screen is required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Pay starts at $15 per hour depending on education and experience.

Shift days will rotate. You can expect to work one to two weekends per month. 

The Behavioral Health Technician will:

  • supervise clients at all times to ensure basic needs are being met
  • assist clients through completion of daily responsibilities, activities and living skills
  • model positive behavior and effective problem solving techniques
  • responsible for keeping the unit safe, clean and orderly
  • provide needed support to improve treatment outcomes 

KVC provides a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans; paid time off; and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) from an accredited high school
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • One to three months related experience and/or training
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Physical Requirements

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

See more career opportunities, learn about our benefits, and discover what it’s like to work at KVC at www.kvc.org/careers. 

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Wichita, KS
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted: 5/19/2019

About Us

Each year, we touch the lives of more than 60,000 children and families.

Since our origin in 1970, KVC Health Systems Inc., (KVC) has grown to become a national presence in the field of human services. As a nonprofit corporation and parent company to six subsidiaries, we provide medical and behavioral health care, social services and education to children and families. Currently, we are looking for dedicated and dynamic professionals interested in making a difference to join our team.

At KVC, we are committed to using family-centered, culturally-informed and evidence-based practices to heal children and their families. While we currently provide care to children and families in five states, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska and West Virginia; each has its own unique set of service offerings. Our vision is to provide leadership in behavioral healthcare, social services and professional education through the provision of service delivery models with proven quality and fiscal accountability. We're proud to offer one of the most extensive networks of child and family services, including foster family care, adoption services, in-home family therapy, outpatient behavioral healthcare, children's psychiatric hospitals, and training and education.

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