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Behavior Health Technician (BHT) (Full-time)

Company: WC Health
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Company Name: WC Health
Job Title: Behavior Health Technician (BHT)
Company Introduction:
In every convenient location, WC Health provides patients with comprehensive and integrated health care focused on behavioral health.
As we continue to evolve as a company, we are proud to have stayed true to our original mission of creating services and products that make a positive difference in people's lives. We pledge to continue to challenge the status quo in healthcare delivery and strive to develop new programs through the collaborative efforts of our dedicated team, partners, patients, and communities we serve.
Our wrap-around services include medical, housing, pharmacy, transportation, case management and mental health services.
Voted as one of the top 5000 growing healthcare companies by INC 5000, we are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our growing team.
To learn more about our company, please visit our website at

  • The Recovery Technician, also called Client Support Staff, will monitor clients, transport them for treatment, communicate and document all occurrences, and help to provide a safe, caring environment in which the clients can recover. The Client Support Staff spend more direct time with the clients than any other position, and as such, are the lead role models in helping the clients to rebuild new lives. Requires maintaining a positive, productive attitude, even when clients may be argumentative or non-compliant. Essential Functions:
    • Monitor/supervise clients at all times. IE: Recovery Community, 12 step meetings, gym, outside activities, Outpatient Clinic, wherever and whenever you are in the presence of active program participants.
    • Ensure that clients adhere to facility rules. Guidance and assurance of program guidelines and requirements at the RC & RF, and wherever and whenever in the presence of active program participants.
    • Support & Intervention - verbally support clients as needed in times of confusion, discontent, and disappointment, helping them to understand the value of the treatment experience while maintaining appropriate boundaries. De-escalation of situations through nonviolent crisis interventions and personal commitment to their wellbeing.
    • Transport clients and/or staff to and from a variety of destinations at the direction and discretion of your immediate supervisor or designee.
    • Record Keeping/Documentation daily shift reports, client behavioral incidents and any consequences given to clients or turned into staff, maintenance needs, forms or documents used by VRC during a treatment episode.
    • Perform inventory on office supplies and food, shop as needed. Making sure all supplies are kept adequately stocked and being certain to inform appropriate parties when supplies are low.
    • Computer filing into electronic medical record (RTC locations)
    • Prepare rooms/units for new clients - When a client discharges treatment, his/her unit must be prepared for the next client, including but not limited to laundry, bedding, sanitizing all areas and cleaning the refrigerator.
    • Perform routine facility maintenance as needed. IE: change lightbulbs, air filters etc.
    • Help maintain a clean facility being sure that all trash is emptied, staff areas are kept clean and tidy, outside facility areas are kept debris free, IE: cigarette butts, fallen fruit, cups or any other items not in their appropriate place. General housekeeping as needed. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      • Knowledge of Windows, basic email, Microsoft Word, timekeeping software, and basic computer navigational skills.
      • Ability to operate 15-passenger van
      • Ability to write professional correspondence and reports free from grammatical and spelling mistakes.
      • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret emails, letters, policies, procedures, etc.
      • High level of patience
      • Self-motivated and self-directed
      • Team player
      • Shift Flexibility Position Type: Full-time
        Physical Demands:
        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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        Must have reasonable ability to do the following:
        • Stand, walk and sit during assigned shift hours
        • Have the ability to use hands and/or arms to handle, feel, reach and manually handle patient belongings
        • Reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
        • Speak and have access to the special senses within normal limits (hear, taste, smell, etc.) as it applies to patient care
        • Ability to drive a passenger van
        • Employee may be required to be exposed to outside elements for prolonged periods of time
        • Must be capable of regularly lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds, frequently lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
          Education and Experience:
          • Professional and/or personal experience with substance abuse treatment highly preferred
          • Active CPR and First Aid certification required (may be provided by Desert Winds) Additional Qualifications:
            • Valid Driver's License with clean driving record, as determined by Desert Wind Recovery's insurance carrier
            • Must be 25 years of age (requirement to drive company vans)

Keywords: WC Health, Las Vegas , Behavior Health Technician (BHT) (Full-time), Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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