Safety Technician

Company: Acadia-Healthcare ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Highland Ridge Hospital is an 83-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley.  Highland Ridge is owned by Acadia Healthcare, a national leader in the behavioral healthcare industry.  We are the oldest specialty treatment program in the state of Utah and are fully accredited by the Joint Commission.  We are looking for Safety Technicians who have a passion for behavioral health and want to join a dynamic and exciting team!

The Safety Technician supports nursing staff in maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu by performing routinely assigned tasks and carrying out patient care activities within the scope of hospital policies and procedures.  The Safety Tech takes a leading role in the de-escalation process of agitated patients and leads staff during the physical restraint process.  The Safety Tech provides protection services for staff, patients, visitors, and property.  The Safety Tech will be subject to physical confrontation and possible assaultive behaviors from patients. Must be able to effectively utilize verbal de-escalation and be able to maintain physical restraint on violent adults and adolescents up to 200 lbs. with assistance in emergent situations.

Current openings include:  full time days, full time nights and PRN.

Highland Ridge Hospital offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401(k).

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