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Boys Town National Research Hospital locationOmaha, NE
37 positions
info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : January 14, 2021 | Expires : February 13, 2021

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Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital
Job Summary: In a career as a Mental Health Technician or also known as the Behavioral Health Technician, you join us in providing life-changing care to youth. The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center (RTC) provides medically directed care for children ages 5-18 who have severe behavioral health problems or mental illness. Behavioral Health Technicians strive to help youth turn their lives around for the better by building relationships with kids, monitoring, and leading by example. A big part of the Boys Town model is to address positive and negative behaviors and work as a team to be great role models.

Schedule: 2:30pm to 11:00pm. Working full-time 4 days a week and every other weekend (both Saturday and Sunday).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe environment for all youth and staff.

  • Monitor the basic physical needs for the youth.

  • Provide direct care and supervision to an assigned group of youth using the Psycho Educational Model of Treatment (PEM). The basis of PEM is to catch kids being good and reinforce good behavior at a higher rate than bad behavior.

  • Serve as a role model for ethical behavior and promote awareness and moral principles of the Mission, Vision, & Values of Boys Town.

    Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required, some college preferred.

  • Experience working with children preferred.

  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills with the ability to maintain appropriate level of confidentiality.

  • Must be 20 years of age.

  • Must be up to date with all immunizations required by Employee Health including an annual Flu Vaccination.

    About Boys Town:

    Giving Children Second Chances Boys Town Residential Treatment Center serves children ages 5 to 17 who have severe behavioral and mental health problems through proven medically directed treatment programs. Since opening in 1995, the Center has provided more than 500,000 days of patient care for more than 4,000 children from more than 30 states across the United States and from several countries. The Center subsidizes the cost of care for 79% of the children admitted to our program.

    Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

    Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

    Date Posted: January 13, 2021

    Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.


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