• Behavioral Health Technician

    Bear River Health
    Job Description
    Are you ready to save lives and foster growth each and every day? Bear River Health (BRH) is a Private for Profit, Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) that serves people with primary substance use disorders and mental health issues in a medically supervised detoxification unit, residential and outpatient treatment setting. Bear River Health has 3 treatment facilities located in Boyne Falls, Walloon Lake and Gaylord, Michigan.
    The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for the support and mentoring of clients while in our Residential Treatment Facilities. He/she will maintain close communication with Clinical Director, case managers, and therapists. Acts as the central receiver of pertinent clinical data and works closely case managers and therapists in the formulation of treatment planning, responding to crisis within the milieu and planning for the needs of clients and client milieu to ensure efficacy of service delivered.
    • Orients new clients.
    • Ensures safe and consistent environment for clients.
    • Intake – manage paperwork and information.
    • Assessment.
    • Treatment/Recovery planning in conjunction with residential staff and clinical director.
    • Documentation of progress and treatment plan reviews.
    • Discharge and after-care planning, documentation, and interventions.
    • Clinical updates to family and/or referral sources (as allowed via client consents).
    • Regular sessions with clients, as outlined via Participant Admission Agreement and Treatment Plan.
    • Crisis Intervention.
    • Referral to outside providers (dental, legal, psychiatry, etc.)
    • Group facilitation; both process and educational groups.
    • Filing, copies, other office duties to complete case management duties and support of nursing staff.
    • Preparation of group materials and researching new methodologies for inclusion in group and individual sessions.
    • On call shifts might be necessary.
    Other duties as assigned.
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