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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) (Nights)

Willow Springs Recovery

This is a Contract position in Bastrop, TX posted May 12, 2022.

Behavioral Health Technician for Bastrop area – HIRING IMMEDIATELY

Location: Bastrop, TX
Pay Rate: Starting $13.00 – $15.00hr depending on knowledge and experience

Willow Springs Recovery is seeking a Behavioral Health Technician that would like an opportunity to be a part of someone’s new beginning to a better life by helping to overcome substance abuse struggles. We offer comprehensive services and treatment supported by a knowledgeable and experienced staff, dedicated to helping individuals on their recovery journey.

Make an impact by assessing client needs and monitoring behavior while at the program. The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible documents activities of daily living, caring for clients, helping to coordinate treatment and executing daily programing and assists counselors with crisis management, groups and education, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience, knowledge or interest in chemical dependency and abuse.
Valid Driver’s License. (Required)
Ability to communicate and work effectively with diversity.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Completion of all Behavioral Health Technician duties and or documentation within Lincoln Recovery and state mandated timelines.
Conduct client rounds according to state protocols and document appropriately.
Responsible for reading communication log at beginning of shift and completing their own summary and essential tasks contained therein by conclusion of shift.
Complete new admission intake procedures according to Lincoln Recovery policies on all new admissions (UA, belongings searches, and paperwork).
Documentation of daily progress in client charts. Overnight staff to document quantity and quality of sleep in progress notes.
Administering detoxification protocols (completion of vital signs and rounds) on all detoxification clients.
Crisis intervention
Assist, teach and supervise clients with general household chores.
Monitor the needs and behaviors of clients, interact with clients and their families or significant others as needed and document such interactions.
Continue to learn about alcohol and or drug abuse and alcoholism and the principles of recovery.
Assist and participate with on-site activities, support groups, outings and community meetings, as assigned.
Establish rapport, systematically gather data, determine the readiness of the individual for treatment and change.
Screen for psychoactive substance toxicity, intoxication, and withdrawal symptoms.
Demonstrate adherence to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct.
Participate in continuing professional development.
Maintain facility cleanliness and upkeep of program.
Utilize principles of communicable disease prevention and control.
Recognize early signs of illness and the need for professional assistance and follow through & report it immediately.
Assist in the availability of community services and resources.
Recognize individuals under the influence of alcohol and or drugs and document when needed in communication log and or an Incident Report.
Respond to emergencies and initiate action as required.
Follow HIPAA Regulations.
Willow Springs Recovery is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

We appreciate our employees and provide competitive compensation and benefits, such as.

Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
PTO
Referral program $$
Vision insurance

Schedule:
8 hour shift
Holidays
Night shift
Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations: All mandated Covid-19 precautions are being taken to protect our clients and staff.

Application Question(s): Will you be able to reliably commute or relocate to Bastrop, TX 78602 for this job?

Work Location: One location