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Behavioral Technician

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Malibu
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The -Behavioral Tech -provides client supervision and staff/unit support as assigned. The health, welfare and safety of our participants is the main-focus of your position. Monitor and track activities of participants and document all observations and actions. Check facility, grounds and participants regularly for security and or safety hazards. Responsibilities

  • Facilitates clients' daily needs per the program schedule.
  • Conducts person and property searches of participants as required.
  • Performs urine drug screening testing of participants as required.
  • Provides transportation services including patient transportation/supervision, errands, shopping, pick-ups etc. (must be pre-qualified to drive our vehicles and clients).
  • Observes and monitors participants' behavior and interactions. Documentation in communication log
  • Maintains awareness of client schedules and personal time.
  • Completion of Med training required.
  • Conducts regular house and grounds checks, advising supervisor of any irregularities. Assists in keeping grounds and facility safe and clean.
  • Knowledge of drug and alcohol dependency, mental health, family systems and various recovery resources in the community.
  • Basic knowledge of referrals, both within and outside of our Organization
  • Ability to confront behavioral changes, identify a crisis, and recognize when additional assistance is necessary.
  • Ability to recognize personal recovery issues that have an impact on job performance and interactions with clients.
  • Fully understands and maintains policies regarding professional ethic, including appropriate boundaries and patient confidentially
  • Becomes familiar with the Policy and Procedures. Consistency required in following our policies and procedures. Follow emergency procedures exactly (notification protocols, transportation, etc.) Follow exact directions given and documents everything.
  • Ability to demonstrate respect for cultural lifestyle diversities of clients and staff.
  • Attends all staff meetings, in-service trainings, and educational workshops
  • Stock food and drink supplies for clients and staff
  • Under your Supervisor's direction you maybe be asked to perform some office duties. Including but not limited to: Assembly, breakdown and quality assurance of client charts, light filing, and answering of telephones. This is a -full-time -position at a residential program. - For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at #PIQ Qualifications
    • Recommended minimum High-school diploma or equivalent
    • Knowledge of drug and alcohol dependency and mental health issues. Previous work experience preferred.
    • Valid Class "C" Driver's License and liability insurance.
    • Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; must be adequate for performance e.g. able to sit at a desk, safe driver, use computer, write clear and concise statements, move about the facility
    • Medication training required within 30 days
    • TB test prior to hire and current thereafter
    • Clean U/A test. - Random drug testing done after hire.
    • First aid/CPR certification, obtain within 90 days and maintain current thereafter
    • 1 year minimum of continuous sobriety, if in recovery
      Additional Information
      We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at PandoLogic. Keywords: Mental Health Technician, Location: Malibu, CA - 90263 , PL: 552682779

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Malibu , Behavioral Technician, Professions , Malibu, California

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