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Behavioral Health Technician

Banyan Treatment Center Stuart, FL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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.
  • 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.
  • Routinely inspects all rooms, common areas, and hallways.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, some college preferred.
  • Valid Driver License.
  • 3+ years of experience in BHT role in a substance abuse treatment setting preferred
  • CBHT, preferred
  • Maintains CPR certification, required
  • 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.


  • 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


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). 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.


Stuart, FL