Behavioral Health Technician and Driver

$17.00 - $18.00 hourly
  • New Oakland Family Centers
  • 31500 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Health Care Transportation Other Career Field

Job Description

New Oakland Family Centers provides comprehensive behavioral health and substance abuse services for consumers across various counties in Michigan, in both, outpatient and partial hospitalization settings.

Location: Livonia - Schoolcraft

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm or other full-time equivalent. Additional hours may be available under Transend Transportation.                                            

Reports To: President / Director of Operations / Business Operations Supervisor / Behavioral Health Technician Supervisor / Clinical Director / Clinical Supervisor

Compensation: $17 - $18/ hourHourly Employee. Commensurate with experience. 

Position Summary: The FACE to FACE Behavioral Health Technician/Driver is a full-time position comprised of multiple clinical and administrative responsibilities related to the FACE to FACE Partial Hospital Day Program.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to be flexible and a team player.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to reason and problem solve.

Essential Duties / Functions:

  • Provide FACE to FACE PHP services in accordance with professional standards and the policies/procedures of the facility.
  • Interacts with clients daily assisting them in working toward milieu goals.
  • Co-facilitate group therapy sessions in conjunction with a licensed clinician.
  • Appropriately handle any crisis situation that may occur such as: CPI-approved physical intervention if necessary; CPR if necessary and pursuing eloping clients.
  • Transportation of consumers to and from facility in observance of all safety requirements.
  • Supervise meals and snacks/eat with clients.
  • Adhere to rotation schedules; both milieu and monitoring of clientele until under supervision of parent/legal guardian.
  • Communicate daily with FACE to FACE staff regarding clinical and administrative issues/activities.
  • Light daily straightening of milieu; replenishing of supplies.
  • Responsible to clean up bodily functions while clients are under milieu care (i.e. urine, feces, emesis etc.).
  • Complete documentation as required by the clinic’s policies/procedures.
  • Fulfillment of all initial and ongoing training requirements.
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the clinic environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor/Pre-bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or counseling is preferred. Must be able to work well with all types of people and all populations including children, adolescents, and adults.  Approved driving record is required.

Working Conditions: Staff needs to be prepared to be actively involved with clients an on occasion may need to use approved CPI techniques or pursue eloping clients. Staff needs to be flexible, as they may be asked to assist with coverage at another site due to census population, absences, etc.