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Behavioral Health Technician

Phoenix House Ocala, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is located in our Citra, FL facility and is responsible for ensuring compliance with our Therapeutic Community (TC) program through regular facility checks and monitoring the environment. Must remain visible to the community at all times.

Maintain ongoing communication with the resident structure to determine the overall environment of the community, identify problems and possible solutions, and help coordinate the smooth transition of scheduled activities.

Provide transportation to residents for scheduled and prior-approved purposes including medical appointments, employment activities, and more by driving Phoenix House vehicles as directed.

Oversee morning meeting and evening wrap-up, and review meeting content in advance. Conduct or assist to conduct encounter groups, seminars and workshops as directed.

Perform opening and closing facility runs, and random runs throughout the day and insure that the facility is secure.

Oversee and monitor house and dorm, inspecting for adherence to exacting cleanliness, order and safety specifications, and oversee extracurricular activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

1. Ability to work with a diverse criminal justice population.

2. Possess excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationship and time-management skills.

3. Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office with internet capabilities.

4. Ability to maintain a good working relationship with all coworkers and the general public and to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority.

5. Ability to establish appropriate boundaries and un-possessive, professional relationships with all clients in treatment, including former clients served.

6. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

7. Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and considering larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.

8. Ability to operate general office equipment in the completion of job responsibilities.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience working in a substance abuse treatment or mental health setting. Therapeutic Community experience preferred.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Must maintain required continuing education specifically related to any certification held, Phoenix House requirements, and regulatory and licensing agency requirements. Valid Florida driver’s license with no more than 4 points required.

BACKGROUND CLEARANCE

Upon selection for hire, prospective employees will be required to successfully pass the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Level II background check and the Department of Corrections (DOC) background check.

Phoenix House

Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning 50 years. We are committed to treating the whole person — and their families — with caring, qualified professionals in the fields of psychiatry, medicine, mental health, social work, education, and recovery support. Our team of experts address underlying causes of substance abuse and behavioral patterns to guide patients toward lasting recovery.

Address

15681 US-301 Citra, FL 32113
Ocala, FL
34474 USA

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