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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

White Sands Plant City, FL
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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

White Sands Treatment Center is a leading provider of drug and alcohol rehabilitative services in Florida. We provide evidence-based treatment in a residential setting for adult men and women.

We are seeking a strong professional to join our team as a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) for our new facility. The BHT is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care activities as directed by the attending physician, nurse in charge, and Clinical Director. The BHT will collaborate with the treatment team to formulate the Master Treatment Plan, and assists in coordinating discharge planning. The BHT will assist patients to learn and follow rules, regulations, and routines during detoxification and in the residential program.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

· Be sure that patient assignments and responsibilities are understood and in progress

· Documentation of patient issues, progress, areas of resistance, positive and negative strategies, etc.

· Document the patient’s progress accurately as it relates to treatment goals and objectives

· Assist patients in gaining group process skills

· Address problem behaviors

· Create atmosphere in which self-disclosure is facilitated

· Conduct educational groups (lectures/videos/discussions) effectively

· Adhere to time schedules

· Assist patients gain insight into problems

· Give patient a clear picture of where she stands with regard to progress toward recovery as seen by the therapist and the multidisciplinary treatment team

· Enforce program rules and regulations in a firm but fair manner

· Confront counter-productive behavior appropriately

· Communicate effectively with patients and elicit respect

· Adapt to different types of patients

· Identify patient strengths and weaknesses

· Maintain healthy boundaries

· Understand and apply the program’s clinical philosophy

· Link patient with internal and external resources as needed to meet patient needs

· Assist patient in managing outside stressors (legal, financial, vocational, etc.) according to the best interests of the patient’s progress in recovery as directed

· Demonstrate good strategic and problem-solving skills

· Ensure that documentation is timely, consistent, clear and articulate

· Keep clinical records secure at all times

· Prepare patient to maintain recovery post-discharge

· Provide patient information to treatment team to aid in developing a discharge plan that meets patient needs for ongoing support

Position Requirements:

· We are seeking local candidates only for this position

· Two years of work experience in substance abuse and mental health field

· Experience preferred in addiction recovery

Job Type: Full-time

Required Education:

· High School Education- College Diploma or equivalent preferred

Required License/Certification:

· Florida Class “E” Driver’s License

White Sands

Why Work Here?

Rewarding work in a great environment

White Sands Treatment Center is a leading provider of drug and alcohol rehabilitative services in Florida. We provide evidence-based treatment in a residential setting for adult men and women.

Address

2011 N. Wheeler st. Plant City, FL 33563
Plant City, FL
USA