Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

for Residential Substance Abuse Program

Position Overview:

The Behavioral Health Tech (BHT) ensures the provision of a safe and therapeutic environment, interacting in a warm compassionate manner and promoting person served achievement of treatment plan goals and objectives.

Reports To: Operations Supervisor

Hiring for the Following Shifts:

  • 1st Shift: 7am – 3pm
  • 2nd shift: 3pm-11pm or 4pm – 12am
  • 3rd shift: 11pm – 7am

Qualifications Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • 1 year of experience working with addictions/mental health
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

Qualifications Preferred:

  • 2 years’ experience working in addictions/mental health residential facility
  • Working toward Behavioral Health Tech Certification or Certified Associate Addiction

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee persons served taking medication
  • Responsible for monitoring all activity of person’s served throughout the facility
  • Report concerns to clinical staff
  • Utilize appropriate behavior modification techniques to teach desirable behavior
  • Conduct security and safety checks
  • Conduct urinary analysis when necessary
  • Document activities and behavior patterns

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population of people served and staff
  • Must be an independent thinker

Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed
to move objects.

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