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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

Banyan Treatment Center Bastrop, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, dental
Job Description

 

We are a seeking hard-working candidates to join our team as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)! The BHT is an integral part of team who assists in coordinating the day to day needs of the facility and clients by monitoring and maintaining head counts, 1:1s, client schedules and activities, and clients whereabouts and behaviors.

 

Job Duties:

  • Supervise patients and patient living areas conscientiously with emphasis on patient safety and well-being.
  • Assists in assuring daily program activities: transports patients, coordinates group activities, admissions and discharges, and supervises all recreational activities.
  • Record patient behavior, problems, and issues in communication log in a timely, legible, and helpful manner.
  • Interact appropriately with patients, showing them respect while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Communicates effectively with other staff members, demonstrating the ability to work as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff and to promote quality patient care.
  • Safely transports clients in company vehicles and reports all motor vehicle incidents to supervisor no matter how slight.
  • Help with coverage of vacations, sick time, etc.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associates Degree, College Credit Certificate in Addictions Studies, BHT Certification, C.N.A License and/or meets experience requirements.
  • Prefers at least 6 months of experience in the field of chemical dependency/substance abuse and/or psychiatric setting and has demonstrated ability to work with patients in a residential environment preferred.
    • Management will train entry level Behavioral Health Technicians
  • Valid Driver License and ability to be added to Company Vehicle Insurance Policy, required.
  • KIPU EMR experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.

 

The ideal BHT candidate:

He/she is hard-working, demonstrates ability to function as a team player, flexible with schedule availability and ability to work over-time and is reliable, dedicated to providing exceptional quality care to our clients, empathetic to the trials, tribulations, and victories of our clients recovery journey, detailed orientated especially in monitoring and documenting client behaviors in support of patient safety and has the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.

 

Abilities/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of the discipline.
  • Adheres to: Healthcare Code of Ethics
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards
  • Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding:
    • Client Confidentiality
    • Drug-Free Workplace
    • Corporate Integrity & Compliance

 

Additional Details:

  • Inpatient facility
  • Adult patient population
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance options through NY Life
  • Disability options through Aflac
  • PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% off in-classroom or online courses provided by the Academy for Addictive Disorders to earn MCAP, CAC, or CAP

 

If you are interested in learning more about the position and potentially joining our dedicated team, I invite you to “Apply Now.” If your qualifications and availability are a match, the Hiring Manager or Human Resources will be in contact by e-mail and/or phone. We look forward to learning more about you!

EOE

 

Company Description
Banyan Treatment Center is a leading national addiction care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Since our formation, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment serving our communities at 12 locations throughout the United States. We are opening at 13th location in Waelder, TX and are seeking dedicated professionals to join our team!

At Banyan, we stand as a leader in providing growth through recovery by having the most qualified team behind the mission. We are a family of individuals that come from diverse backgrounds; however addiction affects all of us in the same way. It devastates lives and families. We came together with a simple mission: to help people break free from the bonds of addiction. We are not a “one fits all place” and we have the experienced staff and infrastructure to truly offer individualized, custom treatment programs that are tailored to fit every need. Not many addiction treatment centers have the ability to offer all levels of care and custom treatment plans.

As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off and the distinction of working with some of the nation’s most respected and accomplished doctors and mental health professionals while directly improving the health and quality of life of our patient community.

Banyan Treatment Center

Why Work Here?

As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off.

Banyan Treatment Center is a leading national addiction care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Since our formation, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment serving our communities at 12 locations throughout the United States. We are opening at 13th location in Waelder, TX and are seeking dedicated professionals to join our team! At Banyan, we stand as a leader in providing growth through recovery by having the most qualified team behind the mission. We are a family of individuals that come from diverse backgrounds; however addiction affects all of us in the same way. It devastates lives and families. We came together with a simple mission: to help people break free from the bonds of addiction. We are not a “one fits all place” and we have the experienced staff and infrastructure to truly offer individualized, custom treatment programs that are tailored to fit every need. Not many addiction treatment centers have the ability to offer all levels of care and custom treatment plans. As full-time members of the Banyan team, our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, paid time off and the distinction of working with some of the nation’s most respected and accomplished doctors and mental health professionals while directly improving the health and quality of life of our patient community.

Address

4168 County Road 444 Waelder
Bastrop, TX
78602 USA

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