BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN II

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Description/Job Summary

Overview
The Behavior Technician II provides individualized services to assigned clients, which support client recovery and build resilience. Maintain knowledge 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 used, and avoid stigmatizing language and conduct. Teach basic and community living skills to clients, either individually or in group settings. Assist and supervise clients in completing daily living activities, such as but not limited to, proper hygiene, grooming and meal planning. Organize, supervise and encourage participation in social, educational, spiritual, cultural and recreational activities. Implement each assigned client's designated interventions, and behavioral plans. Work with the client's family or designated support persons to understand needs of the client and to help the family/support person assist in the recommended interventions. Monitor and observe clients as appropriate, and measure client's response to interventions; document progress of the client in relation to treatment/service goals and objectives..

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least one year of experience working directly with seriously emotionally disturbed children or seriously mentally ill adults or completed one year (24 hours) of college classes.
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive helping relationship with persons receiving services at LCI
  • Assisting persons receiving services to complete activities of daily living, including assisting them with access to needed resources and helping them to build functional relationships with others
  • Ensuring the safety of the person receiving services
  • Implementing specific interventions according to the person’s treatment or service plan
  • Monitoring and documenting the person’s progress
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in the state in which you reside;
  • Must be insurable under LCI’s automobile plan; and
  • Must be able to travel locally to clients’ homes, training locations and other locations as necessary

Expected to maintain a performance evaluation score of 3 or greater

on each measured item (post 90-day introductory period)

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. Excellent benefits.

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.