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Behavior Health Technician (BHT)

Company: Chimes
Location: Kennett Square
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Holcomb is hiring Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) for our new IBHS program in Kennett Square, PA!

Location: Kennett Square, PA

Program: IBHS (School based program)

Schedule: Full time and Part time availability

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

It is the responsibility of the Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) to provide one-to-one services to an identified child/adolescent and family to reduce maladaptive behaviors in the home, school & community.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION(S):

  • Implement clinical service delivery goals consistent with overall agency goals and policy/procedures.
  • Report to direct supervisor, and other administrative staff as required, in a timely and comprehensive manner.
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Complete all training requirements as dictated by the state prior to working alone with clients (6 hours supervised hours in the field) and any other required thereafter.
  • Submitto Human Resources, in a timely manner, copies of all required documentation regarding degree, licenses, certifications, clearances and formal trainings.
  • Provide services as defined by the program description, best practice standards and in full compliance with licensure standards.
  • Maintain professional relationships with consumers, their families, payers, community support service representatives, co-workers and other agencies.
  • Participate in interagency meetings, as required, and represent the agency in an effective and professional manner in all contacts with clients, payers and collateral staff.
  • Ability to work within a group to develop internal systems to improve and ensure quality services
  • Prompts safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide all authorized client services and provide supporting documentation for re-authorizations, as necessary, in a timely manner.
  • Submit accurate and timely payroll and billing documentation.
  • Implement interventions effectively based upon the treatment plan and behavior management plan as developed by the Behavior Consultant.
  • Provide crisis intervention to clients, when indicated, to stabilize acute crises
  • Participate in all required individual and peer supervision, as well as all applicable program staff meetings

SECONDARY FUNCTION(S):

Data Entry and Preparation of Clinical Charts

REQUIREMENTS:

Certification as BCBA, BCaBA, RBT, or BCAT.

OR

Minimum of High school diploma and 40 hours of training in ABA

OR

2 years' experience in the behavioral health field

Required Clearances: Pennsylvania Child Abuse clearance, Criminal clearance, and fingerprint based federal criminal history; Verification that employee is not on any Medicaid/Medicare Exclusion list

NOTE: At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted in lieu of the requirements specified under Education and Experience.

Keywords: Chimes, Wilmington , Behavior Health Technician (BHT), Other , Kennett Square, Delaware

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