Full Job Description
We are a seeking hard-working candidates to join our team as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)! The BHT is an integral part of team who assists in coordinating the day to day needs of the facility and clients by monitoring and maintaining head counts, 1:1s, client schedules and activities, and clients whereabouts and behaviors.
Supervise patients and patient living areas conscientiously with emphasis on patient safety and well-being.
Assists in assuring daily program activities: transports patients, coordinates group activities, admissions and discharges, and supervises all recreational activities.
Record patient behavior, problems, and issues in communication log in a timely, legible, and helpful manner.
Interact appropriately with patients, showing them respect while maintaining professional boundaries.
Communicates effectively with other staff members, demonstrating the ability to work as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff and to promote quality patient care.
Safely transports clients in company vehicles and reports all motor vehicle incidents to supervisor no matter how slight.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Associates Degree, College Credit Certificate in Addictions Studies, BHT Certification, C.N.A License and/or meets experience requirements.
1 year of experience in the field of chemical dependency/substance abuse and/or psychiatric setting
Valid Driver License and ability to be added to Company Vehicle Insurance Policy, required.
KIPU EMR experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred.
Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.
Knowledge of principles and practices of the discipline.
Adheres to: Healthcare Code of Ethics
Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards
Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding:
Corporate Integrity & Compliance
Full-time opportunities are available for 2nd and 3rd shift
Adult patient population
8 hour shifts
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance through NY Life
Disability Insurance through Aflac
Employee Assistance Program
50% off in-classroom or online courses provided by the Academy for Addictive Disorders to earn MCAP, CAC, or CAP
The ideal BHT candidate:
He/she is hard-working, demonstrates ability to function as a team player, flexible with schedule availability and ability to work over-time, dedicated to providing exceptional quality care to our clients, empathetic to the trials, tribulations, and victories of our clients recovery journey, detailed orientated especially in monitoring and documenting client behaviors in support of patient safety and has the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.
About the Company:
Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches is a leading South Florida addiction and mental health care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Since our formation in 1997, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment. In 2018, we joined forces with the Banyan Treatment Centers family and together have over 30 years of experience in the field and are continuing to grow!
As full-time members of our team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off and the distinction of working with some of the nation’s most respected and accomplished doctors and mental health professionals while directly improving the health and quality of life of our community!
If you are interested in learning more about the position and potentially joining our dedicated team, I invite you to “Apply Now.” If your qualifications and availability are a match to our job opening(s), the Hiring Manager or HR will be in contact with you by e-mail and/or phone. We look forward to learning more about you!