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Behavioral Science and Human Services

Psychiatric Technicians

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners.

Salary Breakdown

Psychiatric Technicians

Average

$30,090

ANNUAL

$14.47

HOURLY

Entry Level

$24,950

ANNUAL

$12.0

HOURLY

Mid Level

$30,040

ANNUAL

$14.45

HOURLY

Expert Level

$35,130

ANNUAL

$16.89

HOURLY


Program Recommendations

Psychiatric Technicians

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Estrella Mountain Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Glendale Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Gateway Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Phoenix College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Paradise Valley Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Psychiatric Technicians

45

Current Available Jobs

2,030

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Psychiatric Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Psychiatric Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Psychiatric Technicians

  • Overnight Behavioral Health Technician - Part Time
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    **Description**

    **_$1,000 Hiring Bonus for Part Time Overnight BHT!_**

    _Are you looking to make some extra money with an on-call, overnight, weekend position? How about making difference in the lives of children?_ _Then being an Overnight Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux is for YOU! Prior experience working with children - babysitting, school programs, summer camps - and a desire to help kids is what we are looking for!_

    **Being a Respite Overnight Behavioral Health Technician (Part Time, On-Call) for our Respite program has its advantages!**

    Located in Tucson, AZ, our Respite Program serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. **_Through the Respite program, the kids get to enjoy group activities and go on field trips to museums, roller skating, movies, arts/crafts, and more!_** In this role you will actively assist the clients in the participation, involvement and routine of the Respite program. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Both forms of Devereux respite require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network **.**

    As an Overnight Behavioral Health Technician (Part Time), you will actively assist individuals in the participation, involvement, and routine of their individualized program. You will work directly with the children/youth to be seen as a positive role model, dedicated and truly caring about their well-being. You will assist and support the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of individuals.

    + **_Pay rate starts at $17-18.70/hr. depending on experience/education!_**

    + **Current Open Shift Schedules (with additional hours as needed, can change per business need):**

    + Overnight: Friday and Saturday 10pm-8:15am, with other hours as needed

    As an **Overnight Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

    + A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

    + The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

    + The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

    + $1,000 Employee Referral Program with fast payout milestones

    + **_And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!_**

    _Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Respite_

    **Qualifications**

    + Must be 21 years of age or older

    + High School diploma or GED required

    + Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

    + Must be able to work a minimum of 2 shifts per month

    OTHER:

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

    + Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

    + Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Attend full time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

    + Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    **Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(6/28/2022 2:05 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2022-24977_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _On-Call_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician (Respite)
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    **Description**

    **_Hiring Bonus: $1,000 for Full Time; $500 for Part Time/On-Call!_**

    _Looking to get your foot in the door in the Behavioral Health field? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve!_ _Prior experience working with children - babysitting, school programs, summer camps - and a desire to help kids is what we are looking for!_

    **Being a Respite Behavioral Health Technician for our Respite program has its advantages!** **_Full and Part Time Schedules!_**

    Located in Tucson, AZ, our Respite Program serves children from birth to the age of 17, who are experiencing moderate emotional or behavioral difficulties. **_Through the Respite program, the kids get to enjoy group activities and go on field trips to museums, roller skating, movies, arts/crafts, and more!_** In this role you will actively assist the clients in the participation, involvement and routine of the Respite program. The goal of respite care is to successfully provide an interval of rest for clients and their primary caregivers without disruption or compromise to their home environments. Both forms of Devereux respite require a referral from the child’s behavioral health network **.**

    As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will actively assist individuals in the participation, involvement, and routine of their individualized program. You will work directly with the children/youth to be seen as a positive role model, dedicated and truly caring about their well-being. You will assist and support the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of individuals.

    + **_Pay rate starts at $17-18.70/hr. depending on experience/education!_**

    + **Current Open Shift Schedules (with additional hours as needed, can change per business need):**

    + Hours of Operation for Respite: Friday through Sunday

    + Part Time, On-Call, and Part Time Overnights

    As a **Respite Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

    + A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

    + $1,000 Employee Referral Program with fast payout milestones

    + Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

    + **_And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!_**

    _Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician, Respite, part time, pool, on -call_

    **Qualifications**

    + Must be 21 years of age or older

    + High School diploma or GED required

    + Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

    + Must be able to work a minimum of 3 (12 hours) shifts per month for part time and on-call positions

    OTHER:

    + Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

    + Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results.

    + Attend full time, paid, New Hire Orientation Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

    + Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    **Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

    **Posted Date** _17 hours ago_ _(6/28/2022 6:37 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2022-25000_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _On-Call_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician (Residential)
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 3 days    

    **Description**

    **_Hiring Bonus $1,000!_**

    _Are you looking for a position to get your Behavioral Health career started? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents?_ _Then being a Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux is for YOU!_ _Prior experience working with children - babysitting, school programs, summer camps - and a desire to help kids is what we are looking for!_

    **Starting rate $16.00-$19.85 per hour** (includes education, experience and applicable shift differential)

    Being a **Behavioral Health Technician** for our Residential Treatment Program has its Advantages!

    Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.

    As a Behavioral Health Technician, you will:

    + Protect the health and safety of clients while supervising and implementing program activities and managing client’s behaviors

    + Read and implement each client’s individualized treatment plan

    + Assist in planning programming

    + Be an active team member in carrying out treatment goals

    + Participate as a memberof the team and maintain a team environment

    As a **Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

    + A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

    + Competitive salary and amazing benefits

    + Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

    + Employee Referral Program with a fast payout milestone

    + Various shift schedules to meet your needs

    + **Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org**

    + **_And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!_**

    _Keywords: behavioral health, at-risk youth, counseling, mentor, residential counselor, human services, part time, full time, psychology, group home, caregiver, direct care worker, bht, behavioral health technician, youth counselor, direct care worker, direct service worker, children, adolescent_

    **Qualifications**

    + Must be 21 years of age or older

    + HS Diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred).

    + Previous experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required

    + **Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required orientation training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm) plus additional 2-3 weeks on the job training**

    + Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

    + Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

    + Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

    **Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(6/28/2022 2:09 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2022-24979_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _Full-Time_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Lead Behavioral Health Technician
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    **Description**

    **_Hiring Bonus $1,000!_**

    _Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve._

    **Being a Lead Behavioral Health Technician for our Brief Intervention Program has its Advantages!**

    Located in Tucson AZ, Our Brief Intervention Program is a short-term residential facility which provides enhanced residential services to male and female adolescents ages 12-17. They stay up to 30 days in our structured treatment setting which includes 24-hour supervision and therapeutic services. This program is designed for adolescents who are in crisis, requiring active treatment in an environment with a high degree of oversight, intensive programming, and treatment.

    Lead Behavioral Health Technicians coordinate the establishment and maintenance of a therapeutic environment in a residential setting. This position protects the health and safety of clients assisting the Residential Operations Coordinator with the supervising, planning, and implementing of program activities and managing children’s behaviors. Leads serve as role models, mentors, leaders, and/or trainers to Direct Care Professional staff.

    + **Pay rate starts at $18-19.80/hr. (compensation depends on experience/education)**

    + Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12:30pm - 10:30pm (schedules subject to change)

    As a **Lead Behavioral Health Technician** at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. We offer:

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans

    + A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

    + Paid time off (24 days per year, increase with years of service); Sick time (64 hours per year)

    + $1,000 Employee referral program with fast payout milestones

    + Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

    + Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!http://benefits.devereux.org

    + **_And you get to spend time mentoring and having fun with kids!_**

    _Keywords: non-profit, children, adolescents, behavioral health, Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Service Worker, Group Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Residential Counselor, Mental Health Associate, Behavioral Health Technician_

    **Qualifications**

    + Must be 21 years of age or older

    + HS diploma or GED required (Bachelor’s degree in human service field preferred)

    + 2 years of experience working with children/adolescents with behavioral/emotional needs required **OR** 1 year of Devereux experience

    OTHER:

    + Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)

    + Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

    + Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    **Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(6/28/2022 1:52 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2022-24971_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _Full-Time_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Lead Behavioral Health Technician /RTC
    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 3 days    

    **Description**

    **_Hiring Bonus $1,000!_**

    _Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve._

    **Being a Lead Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux has its Advantages!**

    Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges. We also provide an on-site accredited K-12 therapeutic school, which offers an academic curriculum while students receive intensive behavioral and emotional support.

    **Lead Behavioral Health Technicians c** oordinate the establishment and maintenance of a therapeutic environment in a residential setting. This position protects the health and safety of clients, assisting the Residential Operations Coordinator with the supervising, planning, and implementing of program activities and managing children’s behaviors. This position also serves as a role model, mentor, leader, and/or trainer to Direct Care Professional staff.

    You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

    + **Pay starts at $17-18.70/hr.** compensation based on experience/education

    + An environment where you can be an active contributor to the treatment planning process

    + The opportunity to be a positive role model and help our youth as well as their families reach their full potential

    + Growth opportunities that allow you to expand your career and your skills

    + Be a part of a highly dedicated team who will support you and our families

    + Paid time off (24 days per year, increase with years of service); Sick time (64 hours per year)

    + $1,000 Employee referral program with fast payout milestones

    + Free access to Payactiv, a platform to get a portion of your earned wages between pay periods

    + Quality Low-Cost Benefits (medical, dental, vision), plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!http://benefits.devereux.org

    + **Shift Schedule: Wednesday/Thursday 12:30pm- 10:30pm, Friday 2:30pm - 10:30pm and Saturday 8:30am - 8:30pm**

    _Keywords: support staff, bht, direct care professional, direct care worker, behavioral health, at-risk youth, human services, lead behavioral health technician, lead direct care worker, sub teacher, substitute teacher, behavioral health technician, supervisor, academic_

    _\#sponsored_

    **Qualifications**

    + Must be 21 years of age or older

    + High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in human services preferred

    + Six (6) months Devereux experience OR one (1) year of work experience in behavioral health service delivery.

    + Supervisory experience preferred

    + Valid Driver's license is required to transport clients

    + Must possess (or have the ability to obtain) a AZ Level One Fingerprint Clearance card with NO restrictions

    + Must be able to pass 39-month DMV check

    + Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

    + Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results

    + Must be able to complete and provide proof of current influenza vaccination

    + **Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children**

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

    **Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff.** All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn More: https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(6/28/2022 1:45 PM)_

    **_Requisition ID_** _2022-24968_

    **_Category_** _Direct Care_

    **_Position Type_** _Full-Time_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + One (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + One (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + One (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + One (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Mesa, AZ 85213
     Posted 5 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + One (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + Two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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