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Behavioral Health Technician


Behavioral Health Technician

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Job Type

Full-time, Part-time


Job Highlights

  • Shift: Swings & Overnight
  • Retention Sign-on:  Up to $2000
  • Unit: EPIC, CORE I/II, Valley Steps, Valley Oaks

Job Summary & Deliverables

The Behavioral Health Technician assists the multi-disciplinary treatment team in providing therapeutic and daily living services and structure to clients within a modified therapeutic community. The BHT also supports the workflow of the milieu and assists with de-escalation and emotional regulation. 

Essential Functions

  • Models and teaches independent living skills
  • Engages clients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals
  • Interacts with clients, observes behaviors, and communicates significant observations to treatment team
  • Distributes medications and follows medication management procedures
  • Collects urine analysis screens
  • Performs routine room and living-area inspections
  • Coordinates care with internal and external providers
  • Transports clients to off-campus appointments
  • Completes and maintains required documentation

Benefits (Full Time Employee's or 30+ hours/week)

  • Medical, dental (including orthodontics), and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account with a company match
  • Family Building benefits
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Insurance plans including life insurance, short and long-term disability, accident, critical illness, auto and home, and pet insurance
  • Time off including 15 days of accrued PTO (accrual increases by one day for each year of service), 10 paid holidays, and 2 wellness days
  • 10 days of Paid Parental Leave for all new parents for birth or adoption
  • Volunteer paid time
  • Employee Assistance Program and discounted mental health therapy
  • Education Assistance including tuition, new license, specialized training, and conference reimbursement, student loan assistance, continuing education reimbursement, and paid training time.
  • Ongoing in-house clinical training with Valley Academy
  • Scheduling flexibility and benefits coverage for part-time, 30-hour/week status
  • Career growth opportunities within Valley’s diverse clinical programs, or with our operations or administrative teams


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • CPR certification
  • Valley de-escalation certification
  • Driving positions require a minimum age of 21 and a current driver’s license
  • Two years of behavioral health or social services experience (preferred)
  • Previous experience with medication management (preferred)


Job Type : Part-time, Full-Time
Education Level : High School
Experience Level : Entry Level
Job Function : Customer Service
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