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Behavioral Health Technician

Job in Delray Beach - Palm Beach County - FL Florida - USA
Company: Confidential
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-09-14
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Home Health Aide
  • Social Work
    Care Assistant, Direct Support Professional, Mental Health Worker
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for the providing service and clinical support to clients.

Essential Duties:

• Assist with admission and discharge process, including completion of related documentation (orientation, contraband, and clients’ personal belongings)

• Transports and supervises clients to and from groups and activities

• Sets appointments for clients with outside referral sources; arrange transportation

• Administer urinalysis drug screenings according to company policies and procedures.

• Supervises clients with emphasis on safety and well-being, reminding clients of program rules and reporting infractions appropriately.

• Understands the need for appropriate client/staff boundaries and maintains a strict therapeutic relationship during active treatment. Discontinues communication with clients upon discharge and inform supervisor of client contact after discharge.

• Run errands as assigned making efficient use of time and conscientiously completing all tasks.

• Provides empathic, supportive approach to all client interactions by acting as a sounding board for the individual. Confrontation is not used; employs de-escalation techniques.

• Maintains cleanliness, assist clients to develop appropriate cleaning skills by role modeling (room checks)

• Supports company mission by completing related results as needed.

• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and completing all required initial and annual Continuing Education Units.

• Adhere to all company policies and safety rules, guidelines & procedures.

Necessary Abilities:

• Knowledge of Client rights and treats all clients with dignity and respect in a consistent manner; adheres to federal confidentiality standards (HIPAA)

• Operate a fax/copy machine and telephone

• Operate a passenger van

• Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field

• Must be reliable and consistent with attendance and punctuality to work

Minimum Qualifications:

• Valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record

  • Experience a plus

We are a drug-free workplace

We are an equal opportunity employer

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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