Behavioral Health Technician

Technical Full Time

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Essential Job Functions:


  • Conduct self in a manner that is an example of positive social interaction, appropriate boundaries, and effective communication.
  • Ensure all residents understand program procedures and adhere to them.
  • Provide supervision to peer-led groups and to consumers during recreational time.
  • Document inappropriate behaviors and activities in the daily log.
  • Monitor cameras while at the front desk.
  • Monitor rooms regularly throughout the day to determine the safety and security of consumers.
  • Ensure that consumers are at scheduled groups.
  • Report unusual incidents to the supervisor and program director.
  • Report emergencies requiring police, fire or medical to 911.
  • Conduct a search of consumer’s property and rooms.
  • Ensure no contraband enters the facility.
  • Conduct breathalyzer test on consumers during re-entry and assist with obtaining urine samples from consumers.

Reception Services

  • Provide consumers with toiletries and cleaning supplies from inventory when necessary.
  • Ensure all consumer logs and documents are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Provide customer service to visitors and consumers.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to the appropriate employee.
  • Acts as laison between consumers and administration.
  • Ensure that all visitors and consumers sign in and out.


  • Work in collaboration and under the supervision of the program nurse in the dispersement and documentation of medications to consumers.
  • Adhere to the program’s medication administration policy and procedure.
  • Provide consumers with their medication so that the consumer may self-administer their medication.
  • Complete Medication Administration Record for all over-the-counter and prescribed medication.




  • Complies with all required trainings as per COA standards, funding, and licensing requirements.
  • Incumbent will comply with all policies, procedures and requirements necessary to perform the functions of this position.
  • Participates in the Performance Quality Improvement process.
  • Adheres to the dress code and wears appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes, and follows safety protocols per OSHA and Catholic Charities when conducting job functions.
  • Ensures appropriate reporting of incident reports in adherence to DCF and Catholic Charities Policies and Procedures requirements.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by the supervisor.

Physical Demands:

  • Requires long periods of walking around and continuous monitoring of the dorms, cafeteria, and facility grounds.
  • Ability to lift 10 lbs and transfer trays from food warmer to individual warmers.
  • Ability to detect unsafe situations by sight or sound and react quickly to intervene.

Educational & Experiential Requirements:

  • One year of related experience
  • Proficiency both oral and written English.
  • Active CPR certificate preferred or obtained within 60 days of hire
  • Safe Serve Certification preferred or obtained within 30 days of hire.

Reporting to this position:

  • none


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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