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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

Company: Setting Foundations
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)As a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) you will provide screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, pre-vocational training, related documentation, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to adults in a residential sober living environment. You will have the opportunity to contribute to and create a recovery-based environment where consumers area given the opportunities to lead satisfying and productive lives.Responsibilities:

  • Become aware of and protect client rights.
  • Provide treatment that promotes client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths, privacy and choice.
  • Recognize obvious symptoms of a mental disorder, personality disorder, or substance abuse.
  • Be aware of the behavioral health services that the agency is authorized to provide and ensure that the staff member is qualified to provide those services. Ongoing training is provided and mandatory.
  • Meet the unique needs of the client populations served by the agency or the staff member, such as individuals who have substance abuse problems, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, or individuals who have co-occurring disorders.
  • Protect and maintain the confidentiality of client records and information.
  • Recognize and respect cultural differences.
  • Recognize, prevent, and respond to a situation in which a client may be a danger to self or a danger to others or may be experiencing a medical emergency.
  • Prepare client daily progress notes.
  • Conduct client assessment and complete client admission package.
  • Read and implement a client's treatment plan.
  • Verify the "CHECKLIST" binder regularly for compliance with state rules.
  • Check calendar daily for client appointments.
  • Record and document client information.
  • Keep clean work areaQualifications:
    • Previous experience in healthcare or other related fields
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Valid Driver's License
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Basic computer skills
    • Reliable
    • Willing to keep up with Continuing Education Courses provided by employerExperience:
      • Behavioral health: 2 year (Required)License/Certification:
        • Fingerprint Clearance Card (Preferred)
        • CPR (Preferred)Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, ContractPay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hourBenefits:
          • Flexible schedule
          • Referral programMedical Specialty:
            • Home HealthSchedule:
              • 12 hour shift
              • 8 hour shift
              • Day shift
              • Monday to Friday
              • Night shift
              • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
                • Commission payCOVID-19 considerations:
                  • Temperature screenings
                  • Social distancing guidelines in place
                  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in placeEducation:
                    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                      • Behavioral Health: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:
                        • Driver's License (Preferred)
                        • Fingerprint Clearance Card (Preferred) (Preferred)
                        • CPR (Preferred) (Preferred)Work Location:
                          • One locationWork Remotely:
                            • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Setting Foundations, Glendale , Behavioral Health Technician (BHT), Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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