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Behavioral Health Technician (EMT's and Veterans)

Company: Acera Health
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The Behavioral Health Technician staff is under direct supervision providing direct adult supervision; assists in the maintenance of a safe, secure environment that enhances treatment. The Behavioral Health Technician operates in a transitional, residential environment.We are recruiting for specifically for EMTs and Veterans. The following licenses are also a plus:Mental Health Specialists, Paramedics, and LPTs.This residential house is specifically for clients who are first responders. The residential home is in Corona Del Mar, CA.*ABOUT ACERA HEALTH*"Acera" is the Spanish translation for Pathway. The biggest challenge in Mental Health that is discussed among behavioral health fields is the level of success anyone can achieve when taken out of their day-to-day environment. A varying amount of success is due to simply changing the environment.The challenge we wanted to conquer was finding a "Acera" to success that clients can achieve here across multiple aspects of their lives. Ensuring that our clients achieve a continuous upward trajectory of mental health from where they are today, and into the future. Our incredible staff unanimously concluded that our focus should be on client-centered, individualized solutions. Solutions that use treatment as a partner and the clients-strengths as a guide to empowerment and self-advocacy.*DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: ** Provides care to clients in a manner that promotes safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.* Assists clients with activities of daily living; attends to client behavioral issues and provides assistance in crisis intervention, as needed.* Works with a multidisciplinary team in leading milieu activities such as current events groups, community meetings, life skills, and/or recreational activities, as appropriate to the specified population.* Charts client observations, following policy and procedures requirements/mandates.* Participates in the development and implementation of treatment programs.* Maintains confidentiality of client and all records.* Transports clients to and from community appointments, clinics, labs, and/or treatments, as and when appropriate.* Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.* Document and utilize Electronic Medical Records.* Attend all mandatory staff meetings, group sessions, and in-service education.* Perform other duties as assigned.* Night shift differential*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ** Attainment of at least 18 years of age* A Criminal Background Clearance - Livescan* Driving record* A Health Screening with TB test results* Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.* High School Diploma or equivalency test preferred.* Must be detail oriented with good oral and written communication skills.* 1 year experience working in residential treatment with knowledge of co-occurring disorders.* At least 18 years of age*REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: ** Valid California Driver's License* Current First Aid/CPR certification* RADT (Preferred) pay DOE* Behavioral Health Technician Certificate (Preferred) pay DOEPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 - $25.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* On call* Weekend availabilityEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Acera Health, Costa Mesa , Behavioral Health Technician (EMT's and Veterans), Healthcare , Costa Mesa, California

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