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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Live for Life Behavioral Health
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Benefits Include:Paid Time Off
Medical Insurance with multiple plan options
Dental/Vision Insurance
Referral Program
Workplace food/coffee
Casual atmosphere and dress
Employee Recognition Program
We are looking for passionate people who want to make a positive change in the lives of the youth of our communities. Through mentorship, guidance, and accountability, behavioral health technicians provide a vital role in assisting our clients on a path to success, directly contributing to the positive future of these youth.Live for Life's goal is to maximize and sustain successful outcomes, assisting in the youth's successful transition back home to their families and to their communities.
This Live for Life program provides treatment for male adolescents, struggling with a variety of mental health disorders. In a residential setting, the clients receive individual, family, and group therapy, and psychiatric care, in addition to other structured rehabilitative interventions.
Job Description:The primary function of this role is to provide supervision for our clients and to ensure their safety while building a rapport with them. This includes providing assistance to each client in reaching their daily goals; conducting skill-building groups; providing individual support; setting limits for behavior; creating documentation of the client's progress; identifying and communicating the individual needs of the clients to the clinical team.
Additional Training ProvidedFirst Aid
Food Handlers Permit
Positive Communication System (PCS)
Essential Duties:

  • Participates in recreational and activity groups
  • Mentors and assist clients with meeting treatment goals
  • Consistently review the physical environment to ensure safety
  • Monitors and records client's actions and behavior
  • Facilitate residential daily schedule including participating in, and providing support to the client, including but not limited to, activities such as chores, deep clean of designated space, meal service, laundry service, groups, activities, and events.
    • Provide transportation to clients for community outings and meetings in company vehicles in a safe and legal manner.
      • Enforces house rules pursuant to the policy
      • Ensure 100% supervision of clients
      • Practice compliance with all policies, record keeping requirements, checklist assignments, assigned documentation, and any other assigned duties.
      • Reports signs of increased aggression, suicidal behavior danger of elopement, etc., and takes necessary safety precautions
      • Maintain compliance with all required training and certifications
        Other Skills and Competencies
        • Problem Solving Skills
        • The ability to work as a team
        • Clear communication skills
        • Ability to learn and practice de-escalation techniques
          Qualification RequirementsMust be 20 years of age or older
          Must be able to pass an FBI background check
          High School Diploma, or equivalent
          Prior work experience in other behavioral health treatment settings with adolescents a plus.
          Must have a current valid driver's license
          Location:West Jordan, UT

Keywords: Live for Life Behavioral Health, West Jordan , Behavioral Health Technician, Engineering , West Jordan, Utah

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