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Mental Health Technician - Residential

  1. Part-time
  2. Technicians
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Chino Hills

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Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating disorders, mental health, and substance use and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Discovery Mood and Anxiety Programs, DBH’s Mental Health Disorder Division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Compensation Range: $17-28 per hour. Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience.

This position will work Thursday 2-10pm, Friday 11pm-7am and Saturday 10pm-6am

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our teammates with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k) 
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

As a Mental Health Technician, you will be responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. You will work daily with our clients and be responsible for:

  • Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the client’s behavior, mood and healing process
  • Role-modeling appropriate and supportive behavior based on your training and experience
  • Supporting our clients in their journey to a healthier and more productive life

The MH Technician team is available to our clients on a twenty-four hour basis. MH Technician I are often part of the client’s major support system, and as such, derive great satisfaction from making a powerful difference in their lives. MH Technician I manage crisis situations such as food refusal, emotional breakdowns and more. Discovery Mood & Anxiety is open to ideas for connecting with our clients in new and innovative ways. MH Technician I are empowered to be creative in their approach as personal strengths, skills and passions (e.g. yoga, art, hobbies…) may be integrated into our program.

Responsibilities

  • Greeting new clients and introducing them to their primary treatment team
  • Determining whether the new client has any special needs, communicating those needs to the treatment team and assisting in making sure the needs are met
  • Contributing to the well-being of all clients by serving as a positive role model, demonstrating appropriate dress, grooming, communication and positive behavior in a professional, warm and caring manner
  • Facilitating the treatment plan set forth by the Therapist by providing day-to-day support
  • Engaging clients in therapeutic groups to promote coping skills, relapse prevention, DBT, education and life skills
  • Participating in a weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting
  • Sharing vital information of the client’s progress with the treatment team
  • Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
  • Eating together during meal times to model positive dietary behaviors
  • Maintaining an inviting environment by ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times
  • Assisting Therapists in the discharge process by helping the client transition home
  • Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the Philosophy, Mission and Objectives of Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program

 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymood.com.

 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university preferred
  • One year experience working with children, mental health, counseling, or eating disorders field preferred
  • Must attend all training, education, and staff enrichment activities
  • This includes monthly on line trainings, in person trainings and trainings as assigned.
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License in good standing

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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