P/T BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN I

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Description/Job Summary

Overview

The P/T Behavior Technician I will provide services which support recovery and build resilience. Maintain knowledgeable of the population(s) served and awareness of the impact substance abuse and mental illness has on an individual and family. Maintain awareness of the importance of language and avoids stigmatizing language and conduct. Teach basic and community living skills either individually or in group settings. Implement designated interventions, and behavioral plans. Organize, supervises and encourages participation in social, educational, spiritual, cultural and recreational activities. Assist and supervise clients in completing daily living activities such as but not limited to hygiene, grooming and meals. Work with the family or designated support persons to understand needs of the client and to help the family/support person assist in the interventions. Monitor and observe clients as appropriate and measures response to interventions. Foster recovery by assisting the client in wellness and relapse prevention planning activities. Teach basic coping skills to help build resilience.  Take accurate vital signs and appropriately monitors vital signs.  Must perform UDS’s on clients to screen for substance use.  Must preform body screenings to ensure no contraband comes on the unit Must be willing to lead tech-run groups to facilitate learning for clients.

Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • Works under the supervision of a bachelor's (minimum) level practitioner or Registered Nurse.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to use a computer.
  • Must be able to pass a background check;
  • Must have a valid driver's license in the state in which you reside.
  • Must be insurable under LCI's automobile plan.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work within the guidelines established in the policies and procedures of the agency and assigned program division.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff.
  • Ability to recognize signs and symptoms of abuse.
  • Ability to effectively relate to a variety of individuals, including persons living with a mental illness and/or substance abuse disorder, persons with developmental disabilities, family members of persons served, and coworkers.
  • Ability to problem solve and advocate for persons served.
  • Ability to assist in maintaining a therapeutic milieu.
  • Will be required to complete in-service training in the treatment of mental health disorders, abuse regulations and confidentiality.
  • These responsibilities do not reflect all duties the incumbent will be required to perform. This description serves as an overview only. Salary is based on experience. Days and hours may vary. NO BENEFITS.

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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