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Elements Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Technician - On Call in Worcester, Massachusetts

Position Summary The Behavioral Health Technician (BH-T) provides oversight and support services to clients and staff in a residential treatment facility for adults with co-occurring diagnoses. BH-T are responsible for around-the-clock supervision of the client milieu and helping to create and maintain a therapeutic milieu for treatment initiatives. Primary Duties and Responsibilities • Provides services necessary to maintain a functioning milieu, which includes but is not limited to: o Transportation/pick up of clients o Safety cleans and adherence to OSHA safety protocols o Stocking and keeping inventory of client items (i.e., literature, hygiene items, etc.) o Providing access to hygiene items/necessities to clients (i.e., phones, computer time, etc.) o Administrative functions necessary to client success (i.e., faxing, ordering, maintenance of client medical records or physical charts, etc.) o Organizes client belongings and administers access • Maintain active awareness of clients’ locations and attendance of programming. • Observe, monitor, intervene upon, and document client behaviors and presentations. • Perform required regular checks for employees and document rounds. • Completes medication observations, collection and documentation of vitals, and assist medical/nursing team. • Maintain high quality documentation using appropriate forms in appropriate clinical language. Supervisory Responsibilities • N/A Job Qualifications and Requirements Education/Licensure or Certification: • High school diploma or equivalent required. • Valid driver’s license issued in state of TX preferred. Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician Reports to: Director of Clinical Operations Department: Residential FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Management: No Location: Brazos Valley Experience: • At least one (1) year experience in the addiction or mental health field preferred. Knowledge/Skills: • Proficient in organization, communication, and interpersonal skills. • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions. • Ability to exercise sound judgment, be attentive to detail, and maintain positive attitude. • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information. • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner. • Ability to understand and utilize program knowledge within the appropriate scope of job duties for role, such as the disease model, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed approaches, experiential approaches, CBT, self-help approaches, and evidence based practices in client care. • Ability to complete medication observations, observe clients in detox, and complete/document vitals. • Ability to thoroughly and appropriately document information in electronic medical record (EMR). • Ability to professionally interact and communicate with clients, client family members, referral sources, and vendors. • Proficient in Microsoft Office and office equipment such as copiers and scanners. • Must meet pre-employment guidelines and maintain all applicable state and job related requirements for background screening, fingerprinting, drug testing, health screening, driving history, insurance, CPR/basic first aid, and license/credential verifications. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions • Sitting/Standing: Extended periods of sitting and/or standing in an open office environment • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) 25-50 lbs. • Handling: Normal office activity including, keyboarding, interacting with others, participating in meetings, extended periods of sitting and/or standing in an open office environment, use of headset or telephone for extended periods of time. • Repetitive motion: Frequent and regular use of the wrists, hands, and fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects. Normal fine and gross motor control of fingers and hands. • Exposure to weather, uneven walking surfaces and office setting Company Policy and Compliance • Follow all policies and procedures as well as all local, state and federal laws concerning employment to include, but not limited to: CFR 42, PART 2 regulations and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) confidentiality regulations, I-9, Harassment, EEOC, Civil Rights and ADA. • Interact professionally with clients, employees and visitors maintaining appropriate boundaries. • Must meet pre-employment and maintain all applicable state and job related guidelines for background screening, drug test, health screening, DMV, Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled