- High School Diploma or GED
- Writing Skills
- Word Processing
- Communication Skills
- Data Entry
- BLS Certification
- Health Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- AD&D Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Account
At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!
CENTERSTONE POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Behavioral Health Technician Job Code: 111 & 113
Position Summary: Provides assistance, supervision and coordination of therapeutic activities relating to daily living skills of clients. May have to transport clients from other hospitals, court, etc...
Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate/equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications: One year job experience. One year patient care experience or college coursework may be substituted for experience requirement. Previous working knowledge in healthcare setting. Experience in mental health/addictions facility. BLS certification; CNA Certification. Crisis Training, a plus. Valid Florida Driver's License with a safe driving record and current auto insurance.
Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Good communication skills, effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Basic computer skills: Email, word processing, Internet, spreadsheets & data entry.
Essential Functions/Job Duties:
Able to obtain Vial Signs, (BP, Resp, Temp). Able to perform Urine Drug screens and report results to nursing. Provides assistance and supervision to clients in their activities of daily living. Assists in providing for and supervising clients’ special nutritional needs. Provides social interaction opportunities for clients. Assists in training newly hired Behavioral Technicians. Completes 15 minute safety checks. Inventories and documents patient belongings including contraband and monetary items. Mediates agitated clients using approved Team Verbal techniques. Responds to emergency codes Dr. Show and Dr. Armstrong using TEAM Physical/Verbal techniques. Basic computer skills – data entry and documentation of vital signs and shift notes.
Work Environment/Physical Demands: Works in well-lighted areas. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with clients, residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., in a behavioral health setting. Physical strength necessary to implement interventions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.
Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Depends on schedule/position. These are typically 12 hour shifts. Either 7AM-7PM or 7PM-7AM. Travel may be required. If you are working PRN, your schedule will reflect the needs of the department.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.
Health & Wellness
Flexible Spending Account
Health Savings Account
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability - Company Paid
Wellness Programs - Company Paid
Competitive Compensation Packages
Life Insurance - Company Paid
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid
403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching
Retirement and Financial Planning Services
Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)
Career Development and Growth
At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education
Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically
Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders
Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes
Work Life Balance
Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)
Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance
Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being
Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.