Health Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 7 months ago(11/7/2019 3:21 PM)
Job ID
2019-1460
Category
Healthcare
Overseas Travel Required
No

Overview

Overview

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is seeking full-time Health Technicians to support the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System.  Services will be performed at 269 bed in-patient treatment program for substance abuse and recurring mental health issues.  Employees may be expected to work shifts including: evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.  All patients have demonstrated an ability to live independently.  The average stay at the in-patient facility is 60-180 days, after which patients are released to independent living arrangements.

 

 

Responsibilities

Typical Duties:

  • Health Technicians play a lead role with regard to ensuring a safe environment for patients
  • Rounding every two hours to check on patients in their rooms and common areas
  • Contraband checks on a daily basis of both the patients’ rooms and their belongings
  • Urinalysis sample collection
  • Admissions processing, to include:
    • Search and inventory of patient belongings
    • Patient hygiene
    • Facility orientation (upon admission and on a weekly basis)
    • Laundry of patient’s personal belongings
    • Ensuring patient is appropriately checked into room

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Previous in-patient psychiatric unit experience
  • American Heart Association BLS/CPR certificate
  • Full and unrestricted driver’s license from a U.S. State or Territory is required in order to transport residents in government passenger vehicles to off-campus events, meetings, etc.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology for use in preparation of documentation for residents' medical records.
  • Knowledge of computer software programs equivalent to Microsoft Word, Outlook, etc., to generate reports, utilize Email; and enter information into VHA proprietary systems, such as VISTA, CPRS, etc.

 

EEO Statement

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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