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Transportation Specialist

Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches Lake Worth, FL
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Duties:

  • Ensure vehicles are clean, orderly and in safe condition.
  • Complete maintenance requests as needed.
  • Assist BHT staff when not conducting other job duties.
  • Assists in assuring daily program activities: transports patients, coordinates group activities, and supervises all recreational activities.
  • Communicates all pertinent care information to the Lead BHT and Operations Directors and Administrators.
  • Help with coverage of vacations, sick time, etc.
  • 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.
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times.
  • Communicate with other staff as necessary to promote quality patient care.
  • Provide emotional support for patients while referring them to therapy staff to deal with clinical issues.
  • Safely transports clients in company vehicles.
  • Reports all motor vehicle incidents to supervisor no matter how slight.
  • Maintains the offices, residences, equipment and services of Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, Inc. in a manner that preserves the dignity and provides for the comfort and safety of all individuals admitted for treatment as well as staff and visitors
  • Communicates general environmental observations and issues to Operations Directors and Administration.
  • Maintains a good public relation with the addiction treatment community and associates.
  • Attends in-service education programs as assigned to learn new forms, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
  • Communicates effectively with other staff members, demonstrating the ability to work as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff.
  • Accurately Perform blood pressure reading on patient and report findings to nursing staff
  • Accurately Take patient pulse and report findings to nursing staff
  • Have a understanding of normal as well as abnormal vital signs
  • Complete UDS on patient according to company policy
  • Test for pregnancy according to company policy.
  • Completion of the Bi-weekly EOC and quarterly EOC vehicle inspection logs.
  • Conduct Monthly EOC Staff Quiz
  • Must complete forms required for bi-weekly and monthly reports.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work with Substance Abuse clients.
  • Demonstrates an ability to bond with patients and elicit respect.
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to different types of patients.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associates Degree, preferred.
  • Valid Driver License, required.
  • 6 months of experience in BHT role in a substance abuse treatment setting required
  • 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 be added to Company Vehicle Policy.
  • Must pass the Driver’s Safety Course.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.


  • Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication, observation & Written skills.
  • 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


Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches

Why Work Here?

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

Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches is a leading South Florida addiction care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches is comprised of specialized treatment programs including: BHOPB and Seaside Palm Beach. Since our formation in 1997, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment. As full-time members of the BHOPB 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.


Lake Worth, FL