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Behavioral Health Technician (BHT)

Company: Banyan Medical Systems
Location: Waelder
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Banyan Treatment Centers is currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Health Technician position in Waelder, Texas.
Schedules Available:

  • 12 hours shifts, 3 shifts per week,
  • Overnight shift availability is strongly preferred. Banyan Treatment Centers is a leading National addiction and mental health care organization with a full continuum of care, and is Joint Commission Accredited (Gold Seal of Approval). Since our formation, we have grown to be an authority and innovator in the areas of addiction care and mental health treatment serving our communities in 16 locations and providing Telehealth services throughout the United States.
    Banyan Treatment Centers offers an environment for growth, not only for our clients, but for our professionals, too.
    We provide:
    • A fast-paced, collaborative work environment that encourages feedback and creative input
    • Weekly Pay-Cycle- pay day is every Friday!
    • CPR Training
    • Continuing Education Units- counts towards license renewal!
    • Internal promotional opportunities
    • Annual merit increases
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Meal Incentive Program
    • Referral Program
    • Over-time, as needed.
    • OT for hours worked on a Holiday.
      • Full-time employees enjoy:
        • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
        • Whole and Term Life Insurance
        • Short and Long-term disability Insurance
        • Retirement Savings Plan
        • Paid Time Off
        • 6 Paid Holidays
        • Rotating Holiday Schedule The Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is an integral part of team! BHT staff spend the majority of their time at work with our clients however interact with the entire Treatment Team as well. They assist in coordinating the day to day needs of the facility and clients by monitoring and maintaining head counts, 1:1s, client schedules and activities, and clients whereabouts and behaviors.
          Essential Functions:
          • Provides exceptional quality care.
          • Respects the trials, tribulations, and victories of our client's recovery journey.
          • Observes, monitors and documents client behaviors, in accordance with facility and State requirements.
          • Completes rounds, as instructed by Management, in a timely and accurate manor.
          • Promotes and support patient safety at all times.
          • Demonstrates an ability to deescalate situations.
          • Provides emotional support for clients by referring them to Clinical.
          • Communicates with Nursing and Medical if medical assistance is needed.
          • Safely transports clients.
          • Completes urine drug screenings.
          • Supervises the self-administration of medication, as necessary. Qualifications:
            • Work experience in the field of behavioral/mental health is preferred but not required. Our management team is able to offer extensive training so long as there's a willingness to learn!
            • Valid Driver's License- MUST BE 21 OR OLDER (Due to Insurance requirement)
            • Able to reliably commute to facility: 4168 County Road 444, Waelder, TX 78959
            • Some college is preferred but is not required. Skills:
              • Hard-working
              • Flexible
              • Reliable
              • Impeccable customer service
              • Empathetic to the trials, tribulations, and victories of the recovery journey
              • Detailed orientated especially in monitoring and documenting client behaviors in support of patient safety
                We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Banyan Medical Systems, Austin , Behavioral Health Technician (BHT), Healthcare , Waelder, Texas

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