Behavioral Health Technician – Bridging the Gap re-Entry Program

Terros Health
Published
February 12, 2021
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Job Type
Category

Description

 

 

Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Full-Time Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) working at our 27th Avenue location.  Reporting to the Program Manager, the ideal individual is flexible, compassionate and professional.  If you enjoy working with individuals during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives this may be just the opportunity you’ve been seeking.  You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate.  Position work is Monday - Friday (8am-4pm).

Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

Behavioral Health Technician for Bridging the Gap – Re-Entry program provides direct care services:  intakes, assessments, and coordinates linkages into necessary community services and connections to providers. The BHT 3 coordinates member referrals, provides case management services as needed, completes tasks that require serving the members who are enrolled in  the Bridging the Gap Re-Entry /TIP Justice program; liaises with other Program staff, Program Supervisor, Director and medical records staff. The BHT 3  delivers health and wellness and recovery-oriented services to members.

Location - Phoenix, AZ (27th Avenue/Indian School)

Main Duties:

Behavioral Health Technician – BTG re-entry Duties Include:

  • Direct face to face community-based services to assist client’s re-entering into the community from jail and prison. Ensures linkage into community services and resources.
  • Offers in-reach into jail, prison, sober living housing and treatment programs for the purpose of engaging member into BTG Re-Entry / TIP services.
  • Orients potential clients to the BTG Re-Entry/TIP  program.
  • Provides transportation for members as appropriate and as medically necessary, and determined by the Re-Entry/ TIP team.
  • Ensures ongoing collaboration, including the communication of appropriate clinical information with other involved parties as appropriate.
  • Offers direct care wellness management and recovery strategies using strength-based engagement and psycho-social/educational /rehabilitation services.
  • Ability to facilitate Out Patient Groups

Education - High School Diploma or GED, as well as a combination of behavioral health education and work experience totaling a minimum of three (3) years; or an Associate’s degree in any field, plus two years of work experience in a behavioral health service delivery.

Bachelor’s degree with 1 year experience or Master’s degree in related behavioral health field.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with flexibility, and within prescribed deadlines.
  • Proficiency with computer-based systems including electronic health records, Microsoft Outlook, and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be 22 years of age with a minimum 3 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros driving policy.
  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card within 7 working days of employment.
  • Must pass a TB test.

Physical demands of this position 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.

Link to website - https://www.terroshealth.org/careers/

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