Patient Care Technician at the Diversion Center works with the crisis team to maintain a therapeutic environment and ensure safety for clients at all times. This person constantly monitors individuals experiencing behavioral health crises, assuring that needs are met including nursing support, hygiene, meals, and attendance to activities. This person works with nursing staff, some law enforcement and counseling staff as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers
  • Time management required to prioritize tasks and complete documentation
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required. 10% local travel.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • CNA /CMA State License Preferred
  • Work experience with mental health population strongly preferred

Position: 332 Hours: 7A-7P Thurs-Sat Alternating Wed
Position: 330 Hours  7A-7P Thurs-Sat Alternating Wed-Pending
Position: 696 PRN

Salary Ranges without or with certificates:

Patient Care Technician DC PRN                              $16.00
Patient Care Technician DC                                      $16.00

Patient Care Technician DC/CNA                              $17.00
Patient Care Technician DC/CMA (Medical)             $17.00
Patient Care Technician DC/EMT                              $17.00

Patient Care Technician DC/AEMT                           $18.00
Patient Care Technician DC/CMA (Medication)       $18.00
Patient Care Technician DC/LVN                              $18.00

Fulltime positions depending on shift receive a shift differential and mandatory overtime

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
12 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings) **Certain Requirement Needed**

Location: 301 Londonderry Waco, TX


Department: Diversion Center
This is a full time position

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