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Behavioral Health Technician

Posted: 03/24/2024

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for helping to ensure quality flow with the daily operations of Recovery Home (Transitions), the Residential Treatment Facility (CRC) and/or the SUD Outpatient Facility (Elements). This positions role includes ensuring patients and residents are following the milieu and service expectations, assisting with crisis management and consulting with medical and clinical staff on behavioral health issues of patients.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None
Qualifications
Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for intake of patients/residents into the Recovery Home and/or Residential Treatment Facility
  • Ensures compliance of patients/residents with rules and expectations
  • Immediately report concerns of any nature to director supervisor
  • Under supervision, manages the care of patients in collaboration with other health professionals and members of the healthcare team in order to make decisions about treatment and attain health goals
  • Receives referrals, provides 1:1 support to patients/residents as warranted, and maintains and records all pertinent patient information in a secure and accurate manner
  • May be required to work across multiple sites across the community care campus
  • Vigilant to safety concerns and takes appropriate steps to ensure both patient and staff safety
  • Performs other duties as required
Competencies:
  • Ability to work overnight and remain awake for entire shift
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to relate to persons of various economic levels and cultures
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions, accepting personal limitations
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English; Spanish desirable
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently within a clinic setting utilizing various accepted therapeutic modalities, adherence to a strong code of personal and professional ethics
  • Proficiency in data entry, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to pursue continuing educational opportunities and maintain compliance with professional licensure renewal
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