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  1. Full-time
  2. Technicians
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Whittier

Overnight Mental Health Technician - Residential

  1. Full-time
  2. Technicians
  3. Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program
  4. Whittier

Job description


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 is $17 - $28 per hour.

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our employees 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

The Overnight Mental Health Tech is responsible for assisting and supporting clients through the entire treatment experience, from admission through discharge, and is responsible for:

  • Staying awake and being ready to handle any overnight emergency;
  • Contributing insightful, practical and meaningful information to support the client’s behavior, mood and healing progress
  • 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
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and inviting environment

Mental Health Techs are part of the client’s major support system, and as such, derive great satisfaction from making a powerful difference in their lives. Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program is open to ideas for connecting with our clients in new and innovative ways. Mental Health Techs 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

  • Checking on sleeping clients regularly
  • Supervising client hygiene time in the morning
  • Managing nighttime emergencies and crises as they arise
  • Soothing clients and working through issues as needed
  • Understanding and maintaining the confidential nature of all client and program related activities
  • Attending all training, education and staff enrichment activities; being familiar with the philosophy, mission and objectives of Discovery Behavioral Health
  • 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
  • Sharing vital information of the client’s progress with the treatment team
  • Maintaining an inviting environment and ensuring the house is tidy and clean at all times; replenishes supplies as needed

 

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


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from four-year college/university, preferred  OR
  • Two-years of experience working within the mental health, counselor, or eating disorder fields, preferred
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License and be in good standing

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.


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/ 

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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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