Delphi Health Group

Lead Behavioral Health Technician

Job Locations US-CA-Orange
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/19/2018 12:56 PM)
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To maintain the day to day operations of the facility for the scheduled shift. As a leader in the department working cohesively with the Housing Manager and Program Director.


• Ensure that the day to day operations of the Housing Department are adhered to
• Write daily BHT assignments and follow up with BHTs on completion
• Communicate all client concerns and send out appropriate emails as required • Work cohesively with all departments for the common purpose of client care and client safety, including assistance with transition         activities
• Communicate all BHT concerns to the Housing Manager
• Communicate any unsafe or in need of repair conditions of the physical residence to the Housing Manager and document in shift reports
• Stay in constant interaction with the Housing Manager
• Communicate all staffing shortages to the Housing Manager directly
• Communicate all client emergent situations in a calm and organized manner to appropriate parties
• Maintain customer satisfaction through positive interactions with clients
• Ensure client’s immediate needs are met
• Redirect clients in a respectful manner when necessary
• Report all adverse client behaviors and concerns
• Maintain the physical residence per Joint Commission
• Maintain the physical residence per company operational systems, including cleaning of the inside and outside residence and clinical buildings
• Assign transportation to the BHT’s; inclusive of following the Transportation Policy
• Supervise all client activities
• Make rounds and document as required
• Observe and conduct Urine Drug Screens
• Observe self-administration of client medication and document in the MOR’s
• Follow all state, federal, Joint Commission standards
• Follow the client schedules as defined and ensure the clients are present and on time
• Assist in training BHT staff
• Facilitate client groups under the direction of the Program Director and Housing Manager


Essential Skills:
• Experience in the substance abuse/mental health care field
• Ability to communicate clearly to supervisors, co-workers and clients
• Basic computer knowledge
• Ability to follow through with direct supervisor and other department staff
• Goal/target-oriented
• Self-motivated
• Ability to work independently or with a team
• Highly organized
• Ability to follow direction as instructed and follow through on tasks assigned
• Possess a positive attitude



Desirable Skills:
• Experience in Joint Commission regulations
• Experience in leadership positions
• Knowledge of the 12 Steps


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