Lincoln Recovery Careers

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) - Evenings

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is responsible for assessing client needs and monitoring behavior while at the program. Under the supervision of the General Manager, the Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for documenting activities of daily living, caring for clients, helping to coordinate treatment and executing daily programing. Behavioral Health Technician may assist counselors with crisis management, groups and education, as needed.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN :

1. Completion of all Behavioral Health Technician duties and or documentation within Lincoln Recovery and state mandated timelines.

2. Conduct client rounds according to state protocols and document appropriately.

3. Responsible for reading communication log at beginning of shift and completing their own summary and essential tasks contained therein by conclusion of shift.

4. Complete new admission intake procedures according to Lincoln Recovery policies on all new admissions (UA, belongings searches, and paperwork).

5. Documentation of daily progress in client charts. Overnight staff to document quantity and quality of sleep in progress notes.

6. Administering detoxification protocols (completion of vital signs and rounds) on all detoxification clients.

7. Crisis intervention

8. Assist, teach and supervise clients with general household chores.

9. Monitor the needs and behaviors of clients, interact with clients and their families or significant others as needed and document such interactions.

10. Continue to learn about alcohol and or drug abuse and alcoholism and the principles of recovery.

11. Assist and participate with on-site activities, support groups, outings and community meetings, as assigned.

12. Establish rapport, systematically gather data, determine the readiness of the individual for treatment and change.

13. Screen for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, and withdrawal symptoms.

14. Demonstrate adherence to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct.

15. Participate in continuing professional development.

16. Maintain facility cleanliness and upkeep of program.

17. Utilize principles of communicable disease prevention and control.

18. Recognize early signs of illness and the need for professional assistance and follow through & report it immediately.

19. Assist in the availability of community services and resources.

20. Recognize individuals under the influence of alcohol and or drugs and document when needed in communication log and or an Incident Report.

21. Respond to emergencies and initiate action as required.

22. Follow HIPAA Regulations.

23. Be awake during all shifts.

24. Attend and participate in staff meetings and trainings.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PREFERENCES FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN:

1. Experience, knowledge or interest in chemical dependency and abuse.

2. Valid Driver’s License.

3. Ability to communicate and work effectively with diversity.

4. Current CPR & First Aid Certification

Lincoln Recovery is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location.

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