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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Mental Health Tech in Pinellas Park, Florida

Pay Range: $19 / hr - $22 / hr

Join the Maxim Team!!

TheMaxim Tampa Office is currently seeking dedicated Mental/Behavioralhealth techs looking to work in mental health facilities.

Position Details:

Mental Health Tech / Behavioral Health Tech

  • Shift Length: 8 hr

  • Shift rotation: 7a-3p / 3p-11p / 11p-7a

  • Full Time

  • Start Date: ASAP

  • Length of Contract: 13 weeks

  • Requirements: Have 1+ years of recent clinical, psych, direct patient care experience required

  • License requirement: BLS

  • Other position details: Pinellas Park, FL / St. Pete, FL area


    Pay Range: $19 / hr - $22 / hr

    Benefits available: Health / Vision / Dental / 401k

    *Please note that this pay range represents a goodfaith estimate of the compensation that will be offered for this position basedon the circumstances. The actual pay offered to a successful candidate willtake into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited tolocation, experience, and other variable factors.

    * For more information call oremail me at either below. *

    Tyler Fabian

    The Behavioral Health Technician cares for individuals withpsychiatric conditions as well as a variety of substance use disorders,following the instructions of physicians, nurses or other health practitioners.The Behavioral Health Technician monitors a patients’ safety, physical andemotional well-being and report directly to medical staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides personal care and behavioralassistance/interventions to assigned clients

  • Assists clients with grooming, eating/meal preparation, andtoileting

  • Maintains rounding on assigned clients/patients to ensuresafety as directed

  • Assists with ambulation and transfer services

  • Monitors vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure

  • Provides behavioral support services

  • Provides crisis intervention

  • Encourages independence

  • Maintains patient safety

  • Implements behavioral plans

  • Documents care per policies and procedures

  • Participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree in behavioral studies or related field,or equivalent experience preferred (or per facility requirements)

  • Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

  • Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency programwhen applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.