Behavioral Health Technician Job at Lotus Behavioral Health, Winter Springs, FL

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  • Lotus Behavioral Health
  • Winter Springs, FL

Job Description

Join us. We are located in Winters Springs, FL

Pay: $17.00 -19.00
We provide raises and lead positions based on job performance.

Benefits for Full-time only:
  • PTO
  • Holiday 
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts• Life and AD&D
  • Disability
  • Critical Illness
  • Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Identity Protection
  • Legal Services
  • Pet Wellness Solutions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Home and Auto group discount
  • Cooperate discounts 
Who Are We
Lotus Behavioral Health Is a Center of Excellence for Adolescents with Family-Focused Care . We are committed to creating a nurturing and therapeutic environment to foster a healthy lifestyle in our clients. At Lotus Behavioral Health, we believe in treating our patients and their families with the respect and high-quality care they deserve. In our teen substance use treatment, active family participation is essential for recovery.

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Lotus Behavioral Health is searching for eager, energetic, and knowledgeable professionals for the role of Behavioral Health Technician in a new adolescent-focused substance use disorder/addiction treatment facility in Winter Springs, Florida.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care and coordination activities as directed by the Clinical Director. The primary purpose 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 working with a group and in handling individual problems; responsibility for setting limits for behavior; creating documentation of the client's progress; identifying the possible need for professional services and communicating such findings to professional staff. 

Experience
  • Prior work experience in other behavioral health treatment settings with adolescents a plus
Education
  • H.S. Degree or GED required;
  • Bachelor’s level degree in psychology, counseling or sociology preferred.
Certification/Licenses
  • Certification as per State regulations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be eligible for insurance coverage for driving the company’s vehicles.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for being aware of where all assigned residents are and what they are doing at all times. When assigned to a one-to-one with a client, the requirement is to have eyes on the client at all times during the assigned period. If observing a client leaving the premises, the expectation is to follow them until further assistance can be provided.
  • Facilitate residential daily schedule including participating in, and providing support to residents, to include 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 vehicle in a safe and legal manner.
  • Practice compliance with all policies, record keeping requirements, checklist assignments, assigned documentation, and any other assigned duties.
  • Remain current and up to date on all trainings and certifications required to maintain employment with Lotus BH.
Medical specialties:
  • Addiction Medicine
Other
  • Strong ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle highly confidential information with professionalism
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team setting
  • Must have excellent supervisory skills, and exceptional soft skills, such as relationship-building, communications, and listening.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, and teambuilding skills
  • Must be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills and be flexible
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively via phone or in person
  • Demonstrates respect for consumer confidentiality practices
  • Must possess the ability to learn and/or operate relevant computer operating system environments, and the ability to operate a variety of office equipment (fax machine, copier, scanner, computer, telephone system, postage meter, etc.)
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
  • Show appreciation for and ability to respond to cultural differences, and adjust communication practices accordingly in order to minimize cross-cultural misunderstandings
  • Consistent work attendance and compliance with scheduled work hours (excludes approved FMLA absences)
  • Responsible for complying with Lotus Healing Centers Inc. Corporate Compliance Program as it applies to individual job duties, the department, and the company
  • Must comply with all Lotus Healing Centers Inc. policies and procedures
  • Exercise due diligence to prevent, detect, and report unlawful and/or unethical conduct by fellow co-workers, professional affiliates and/or agents
  • Must possess/maintain a valid driver's license, current automobile insurance and a driving record that meets the guidelines and requirements of the organization
  • Must have reliable transportation to oversee programming and/or attend trainings and/or meetings
  • Display a positive work ethic
COMPETENCIES
  • People – Passionately believes in people and embraces diversity
  • Integrity – Does the right thing even when no one is looking
  • Learning –Challenges old paradigms with critical thinking, curiosity and creativity
  • Accountability – Sets an intentional culture of personal responsibility; believes everyone carries the load
  • Relationships – serves colleagues and consumers with love, empathy and compassion.
Shifts Available: Days, Midday, Nights or Weekends

Position: As Needed PRN, Part-time, Full-time

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS
The nature of work may generate considerable physical (transporting, moving, assisting clients, etc.), mental, and visual demands. The physical and working demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Office environment; however, this position demands floor supervision and travel within the community, as needed.
  • Heavy exposure/use of computers, cell phones, office phones, etc.
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, and annual deadlines
  • Specific vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus; one must also have adequate vision to read correspondence(s), computer screen(s), form(s), etc.
  • Manual dexterity is sufficient to operate a keyboard, copier, telephone, calculator, and the ability to write and/or type.
  • Ability to be physically mobile (stand, walk, reach, climb, bend) and to sit for prolonged periods throughout work hours.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move 25 or more pounds occasionally.
  • Must respond appropriately and effectively in crises by using good judgment and following Lotus Behavioral Health protocols.
  • Supervision will be provided.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Part time, Work experience placement, Relief, Flexible hours, Shift work, Night shift, Weekend work,

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