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Behavioral Health Technician - Malibu in Malibu, CA at SUNSPIRE HEALTH

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Malibu, CA
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/27/2018

Job Description

General Purpose of Position:

The Behavioral Health Technician position aims to develop a strong patient-focused perspective to support patients in their goal of living a substance-free life. In the early stages, there is a need for considerable support and guidance. The Behavioral Health Technician must work closely with the treatment team staff to develop the skills necessary to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities.


In addition to the duties identified below, this position performs general office support functions and assists personnel as necessary.


Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):
  • Aid residents requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems.
  • Adhere to Behavioral Health Solutions of Malibu policies and procedures.
  • Maintain reports and case histories under supervision of treatment team staff.
  • Assist in the delivery of assigned educational module groups and participate in structured activities.
  • Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying, answering phones, etc.
  • Assist in the maintenance of shift communication logs.
    • Assist with and participate in all regularly scheduled social recovery activities and services occurring during an assigned shift.
    • Attend and participate in mandated staff meetings and scheduled team meeting and trainings as required.
    • Assist with the coordination of maintaining the program food and supplies needs as needed.
      • Provide support in a professional, courteous, confidential, and timely manner to other employees or any other individual requiring assistance related to the essential functions of this position.
      • Maintain the confidentiality of residents, employees, and the organization.
      • Maintain professional relationships and observe the appropriate boundaries and limits with patients.
      • Maintain appropriate attendance record.
      • Other duties as assigned.
      • High School diploma or GED; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
      • Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) certification preferred.
      • Experience in a behavioral health setting preferred.
      • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
      • Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
      • Must be detail oriented.
      • Able to work under pressure with flexibility and dependability.
      • Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
        • Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
        • Principles and processes for providing patient services, including meeting quality standards for services.
        • Exceptional patient/client service with the ability to resolve service issues.
        • Cooperate with members of the Operations team to provide high quality patient services.
        • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
        • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
        • Accountability for personal attitudes and behavior.

Job Requirements

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:
  • High School diploma or GED; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) certification preferred.
  • Experience in a behavioral health setting preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Must maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Able to work under pressure with flexibility and dependability.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills.
    • Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Principles and processes for providing patient services, including meeting quality standards for services.
  • Exceptional patient/client service with the ability to resolve service issues.
  • Cooperate with members of the Operations team to provide high quality patient services.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Accountability for personal attitudes and behavior.


Abilities:
  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through verbal and written words and sentences.
  • Communicate information and ideas verbally and written so others will understand.
  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
    • Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions; including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events.
    • Identify/recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong and know who to involve for resolution.
  • Generate various ideas about a given topic.

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