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Lead Behavioral Health Technician /RTC

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job 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 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. 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!
  • Shift Schedule: Wednesday/Thursday 12:30pm- 10:30pm, Friday 2:30pm - 10:30pm and Saturday 8:30am - 8:30pmKeywords: 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#sponsoredQualifications:
    • 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 childrenThe 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.
      What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?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. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Scottsdale , Lead Behavioral Health Technician /RTC, Professions , Scottsdale, Arizona

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