Behavioral Health Technician

May 15, 2024

Job Description

South Texas Health System

Internal Number: 259655



The Tech – MH/BH provides direct care, monitoring, assistance, and advocacy for behavioral health clients and support to professional staff by performing a wide variety of duties.  Performs other duties as assigned.



1.      Ability to communicate effectively, utilizing both written and verbal skills

2.      Compassionate and understanding

Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas.
4.      Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.



1.       High School diploma, GED or Higher Education required.

2.       Must obtain Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification within 90 days of starting unit orientation (training provided).

3.       Current BLS upon hire or acquire within 30 days of employment and current thereafter.


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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