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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Live for Life Behavioral Health
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Benefits Include:Paid Time OffSelf-CareMedical Insurance with multiple plan optionsDental/Vision Insurance401(k)Referral ProgramWorkplace food/coffeeCasual atmosphere and dressEmployee Recognition ProgramWe 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 residents on a path of 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 residents receive individual, family, and group therapy, psychiatric care, in addition to other structured rehabilitative interventions.Job Description:The primary function of this role is to provide supervision for our residents and to ensure their safety while building a rapport with them. This includes providing assistance to each resident in reaching their daily goals; conducting skill-building groups; providing individual support; setting limits for behavior; creating documentation of the resident's progress; identifying and communicating individual needs of the residents to the clinical team.Additional Training ProvidedFirst AidCPRFood Handlers PermitPositive Communication System (PCS)Essential Duties:

  • Participates in recreational and activity groups
  • Mentors and assist resident's with meeting treatment goals
  • Consistently review the physical environment to ensure safety
  • Monitors and records resident's actions and behavior
  • Facilitate residential daily schedule including participating in, and providing support to residents, 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 residents 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 residents
      • 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 certificationsOther Skills and Competencies
        • Problem Solving Skills
        • The ability to work as a team
        • Clear communication skills
        • Ability to learn and practice de-escalation techniquesQualification RequirementsMust be 20 years of age or olderMust be able to pass an FBI background checkHigh School Diploma, or equivalentPrior work experience in other behavioral health treatment settings with adolescents a plus.Must have a current valid driver's licenseLocation:West Jordan, UT

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

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