BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN/PHLEBOTOMIST

West Florida Community Care - Milton, FL3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $27,000 - $34,000 a year
EducationSkills
Description/Job Summary

Position Summary

Behavioral Health Technician/Phlebotomist assists the counselors/therapeutic/nursing staff by providing clinical support to adults or children who are receiving substance abuse, mental health services or co-occurring disorders in residential programs, inpatient settings, day/evening programs, outpatient programs and/or community-based programs.

The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for, but is not limited to:
Establishing a positive helping relationship with persons receiving services
Assisting persons receiving services to complete activities of daily living, including accessing needed resources and building functional relationships with others
Ensuring the safety of the person receiving services
Implementing specific interventions according to the person's treatment or service plan
Monitoring and documenting the person's progress

The Phlebotomist is responsible for, but not limited to:
Verify patient identification
Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks
Tracks collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed, and charting in patient charts
Label vials with patient names and dates
Centrifuge blood samples
Practice infection control standards at all times
Packages each specimen and ensure they are delivered to the assigned laboratory timely
Answer patient questions regarding collection techniques and offer additional resources on the collection process, if requested
Minimum Job Requirements

All Behavioral Tech Positions Require A High School Diploma or equivalent
Behavior Tech III Requirements: At least two (2) years of experience working directly with seriously emotionally disturbed children or seriously mentally ill adults or completed two years (48 hours) of college classes or certified as a behavioral health technician or mental health professional
Works under the supervision of a bachelor's (minimum) level practitioner or Registered Nurse
Must be able to use a computer
Must be able to pass a background check
Must have a valid drivers license
Must be insurable under Center's automobile plan
Must be able to travel locally to person's served homes, training locations and other locations as necessary
To Apply
Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.