Requisition Number: 11148
Job Title: BEHAVIOR HEALTH TECHNICIAN II
City: PENSACOLA
State: FL

BEHAVIOR HEALTH TECHNICIAN II

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Description/Job Summary

Lakeview Center is best known for its caring, compassionate treatment for people with mental health issues, drug and alcohol dependencies, or intellectual disabilities. The breadth and depth of these services are the most comprehensive in the region. They range from inpatient and residential treatment to a gamut of outpatient programs including trauma services, psychiatry, counseling, day treatment, and intensive, round-the-clock outpatient services to help people with severe mental illnesses safely remain in the community. We reach people of all ages from babies and children to adolescents and adults. In all, we offer more than 60 programs and services for the people of Northwest Florida.

Transitional Recovery and Adolescent Care

The TRACE team services are provided in a supportive, trauma-informed and interactive manner and directed toward maintaining or restoring positive family relationships. TRACE helps by treating clients with substance use history or those that are high risk for substance use; many of which also have a mental health diagnosis. The average program length is 6 - 12 months and matches the need of the client and family, which can be intensive at first. All services are provided in home or school.

Responsibilities/Duties

Overview

A Behavior Health Technician assists the counselors/therapeutic/nursing staff by providing clinical support to adults and children who are receiving substance abuse, mental health services or co-occurring disorders in residential programs, inpatient settings, day/evening programs, outpatient programs and/or community-based programs. 

This position is responsible for, but is not limited to: 

  • Establishing a positive helping relationship with persons receiving services. 
  • Assisting persons receiving services to complete activities of daily living, including accessing needed resources, and building functional, pro-social relationships with others. 
  • Ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of person receiving services. 
  • Implementing specific interventions according to the person’s treatment or service plan.
  • Monitoring and documenting the person’s progress. 


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required. 
  • At least one (1) year of experience working directly with seriously emotionally disturbed children or seriously mentally ill adults, or completed one year (24 hours) of college classes. 
  • Must be able to provide individualized, integrated mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring services to meet the needs of individuals served and their families, as required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license from the state in which you reside, a good driving record and be insurable under the corporate policy. 

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit www.elakeviewcenter.org and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED.

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Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.