City
Scottsdale
State
AZ
Position Id
2484

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) - $20/hour
Scottsdale, AZ

The BHT provides support and care for patients through their episode of treatment to aid in transition and to maintain a safe environment. The BHT will be working in conjunction with clinical team and medical professionals to implement treatment plans for patients, providing them with the care, support, and supervision they require to ensure success through the recovery process.

This is a full-time, 40 hour/ week position.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for conducting daily supportive groups, including AA/NA.
  • Responsible for implementing the daily activity and house programming schedules.
  • Transport residents to scheduled program activities/events, outings, medical/dental appointments, local agencies associated with their treatment plan, and when applicable unscheduled activities that arise.
  • Responsible to participate and provide oversight in all transportation venues outside of the home.
  • Responsible for the safety of the residents, clinics, and houses.
  • Responsible for documenting daily progress notes on all residents assigned.
  • Responsible for ensuring the patients follow their individual daily schedule.
  • Assisting, teaching, and mentoring residents on how to prepare meals/cook.
  • Assisting residents in exercise/wellness activities (i.e. walks in the neighborhood).
  • Assisting residents with daily living skills & ADLs, when applicable.
  • Assist with additional services as requested.

Competencies, Skills, & Knowledge:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies, skills, and knowledge required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with professionally licensed medical and clinical providers.
  • Understanding of electronic medical records and customer relationship management systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with substance use disorder patients and their loved ones.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to write reports and understand clinical documentation.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in medical, behavioral health, social work, or criminal justice setting preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to walk, bend, stand, climb stairs, speak English, hear, use a telephone, drive an automobile, and operate standard office equipment, such as a computer, copier, and fax machine. Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.


For more information, contact Christine Hawn at 602 788-5890 ext 123 or email at christine@apnusa.com