• Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

    Job ID
    2019-3022
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Locations
    US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(10/7/2019 5:01 PM)
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    Company Summary

     

    If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, employee stock purchase program, 6-week paid maternity, paternity leave, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties:

    • Assist in supervision of client activities and be aware of client whereabouts at all times, including breaks and internal activities.
    • Attend all mandatory trainings.
    • Engage clients in therapeutic activities, as appropriate.
    • Provide a brief overview of the housing program in regard to program rules, procedure, and services, with each new client.
    • Maintains order and ensures compliance with rules and regulations; ensures that clients conduct themselves in an orderly manner. 
    • Monitor and document clients for signs of medical distress and/or behavioral conduct on an ongoing basis.
    • Provide appropriate support and structure for clients in dealing with their recovery, interacts continually with clients.
    • Ensure wake-up and bedtime, escorts residents on shopping trips, recreations, meetings, medical appointments, etc.
    • Enforces program rules at all times.
    • Distributes daily mail to clients and observes confidentiality standards.
    • Records accurate and up-to date reports.
    • Report to Supervisor any discrepancies in client's whereabouts.
    • Responds appropriately to all medical and other emergencies. 
    • When assigned to drive Company vehicles, BHT’s are responsible for safe operation and maintenance of vehicles.
    • Conducts search of all client bags when being admitted to the facility.  Confiscates and secures any contraband found, and notifies the appropriate Program Director or supervisor on duty in their absence. 
    • Randomly inspects all rooms, common areas, and hallways every thirty minutes.

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

    • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Valid Drivers License.
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.
    • Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

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