Behavioral Health Technician

Moscow, PA 18444

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Direct Care Provider Job Number: 4236

Job Description

We are in need of BHT' s in Moscow, PA.

Shifts are- 7: 30a-4: 00p, 3: 30p-12: 00a, 11: 30p-8: 00a
$12-$14/hr depending on education/ experience with an additional $1.00 shift differential for overnights.

Scope of Position & Technical Competency:
  • Provides support to the Residential clients and team members
  • Follows objectives of treatment plans and assists with interventions with clients
  • Listens to, monitors and observes clients and provides feedback and input to clinical team
  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input
  • Conducts client searches as scheduled or needed
  • Orients new clients to unit, program, and milieu, participates in intake process
  • Transportation of and participation with clients to home, therapeutic outings, medical needs, ancillary services, etc.
  • Socialize with clients during leisure time and meals
  • Helps to maintain a strong clinical program by ensuring a team member is present with client/s at all times
  • Maintains positive relationships and boundaries with clients
  • Maintains safe, orderly, clean and therapeutic physical environment for clients
  • Communicates effectively with team either verbally or in written communication logs

Technical Competencies:
  • Capable of role modeling to the clients
  • Able to work in team environment to effectively meet the needs of the clients
  • Maintains positive relationships and boundaries with clients
  • A working knowledge of Eating Disorders and mental health treatment

Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Demonstrates professionalism, leadership, confidentiality, strong social communication skills, time-management, organized. Must possess skills to communicate effectively and interact well with people of diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately in a calm and decisive manner. Flexible and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Ability to sustain a team environment, drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communicator within the team framework.


Education, Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’ s Degree from an accredited college with a major in psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a clinical specialty in the human services field), chemical dependency or other related field preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year direct care experience in a Behavioral Health setting
  • Valid driver’ s license required
  • Eating Disorder and mental health experience/ training preferred
  • Facilitation of process groups and family sessions experience preferred
If you are interested please send an updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to

Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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