• Behavioral Health Technicians

  • Preferred Family Healthcare
    Job Description
    Preferred Family Healthcare, Inc. (PFH) is a non-profit community-based healthcare organization with over 35 years of experience in helping others reach their potential through offering a wide array of service lines including: Child Welfare, Employment Services, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Medical and Dental Services, Mental and Behavioral Health, and Substance Use Disorders. With over 4,000 employees, PFH performs services at over 145 office locations across a five state region including Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. 
    At our Joplin, Missouri site at:  5620 W. Wildwood Ranch Parkway, we specialize in treating adolescents with substance use disorders.
    We are currently accepting applications for:
    Behavioral Health Technicians.  Our Behavioral Health Technicians provide the following:
    • Assist with the admission/orientation process of clients.
    • Participate in treatment plan by helping to identify client’s needs, problems and strengths. 
    • Facilitate education or recreational group sessions with clients as scheduled and assigned.
    • Educate clients in performing daily activities as needed.
    • Monitor and document client activities occurring on shifts that are relevant to client’s progress or behavior; ensuring all clients are accounted for at all times.
    • Assist with monitoring general health conditions of clients.
    • Provide transportation for clients as needed.
    • Ensure that all program expectations and rules are adhered to.
    Job Requirements:
    • High School education or equivalent and two (2) years responsible employment history
    • Valid Driver’s License; ability to obtain Class E/Chauffer’s License within 30 days of hire.
    • Demonstrated professional communication skills including the ability to read and write coherently.
    • Exhibit strong time management skills indicating the ability to complete all required paperwork on time and meet all timeline requirements.
    • Demonstrated computer skills sufficient to utilize internal databases.
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in the work environment.
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    We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits for employees, including:
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Company paid basic life insurance
    • Supplemental life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
    • Short and long term disability insurance
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan—up to 5% match
    • Flexible spending accounts—medical and dependent
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Paid mileage
    • License/certification reimbursement
    • Continuing education
    • Paid Time Off/Emergency Medical Leave
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