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Bilingual Behavior Health Technician

Company: Merakey
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Behavior Health Technician to join our Behavioral Health division in Philadelphia, PA location. POSITION OVERVIEW Behavioral Health Technicians provide one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent at home, school, and/or community setting when the behavior without this intervention would require a more restrictive treatment or educational setting Works One-on One with Client(s). Must be fluent in Spanish Implements a behavior modification treatment plan targeting the recommendations from the psychological evaluation and developed by a senior level team member. Direction will be will determined for the setting for implementation of the treatment plan based upon medical necessity. Utilizes prescribed interventions as needed when the child exhibits problematic behaviors in each particular setting. Targets child specific antecedent, behavioral/teaching, consequent, reinforcement strategies techniques and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan. Implements and models intervention techniques for members of the treatment team to stabilize the child or adolescent, lending support for family efforts to stabilize the child or adolescent, by transferring appropriate techniques and skills, and to promote developmentally and/or age appropriate behavior. (i.e. the parent, grandparent, care givers, teachers, Personal Care Aide) for the transfer of skills which allows for successful discharge of services. Collaborates with all members of the treatment team and professionals working in the home or other community settings, including the family. Documents behavioral and program data during session, from each environment; Maintains progress notes for every billable contact or per regulatory and program requirements. Maintains contact with case specific treatment team. Submits payroll weekly or as directed by supervisor; including all county specific paperwork required with weekly submission. Receives scheduled supervision from an assigned clinical supervisor Attends training as required; attains required training hours per fiscal year. May perform other related duties, when required or assigned. MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS Work/Life Balance Competitive Compensation Plans Opportunities for professional growth and advancement Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans Flexible Spending Accounts Short/Long Term Disability Coverage Life Insurance 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching) Marketplace Savings Program Employee Assistance Program Wellness Programs 24-Hour Nurse Hotline Tuition Reimbursement Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions) Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults. Site/Clinic Based Services The Center for Hope Outpatient Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Parents and Children Together (PACT) Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope Residential Services for Children and Adults Community Based Services Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) Case Management / Recovery Coaching Community Health Liaison (CHL) Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH) Crisis Intervention Substance Use Disorder Services Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) Family Based Mental Health Services Therapeutic Family Care Foster Care Plus Peer Support Student Assistance Program (SAP) Supported Employment Supports for Permanency (SFP) For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee. Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer! APPLY TODAY In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at sabina.tobak@merakey.org .-Certification as a BCaBA OR - Certification as an RBT OR - Certification as a BCAT OR - High school diploma AND completed the 40-hour RBT training (has a certification that includes the name of the responsible trainer, who is certified as a BCBA or BCaBA) OR - Have a minimum of 2 years experience in the provision of behavioral health services (e.g., was a TSS/BHT with another agency(ies) for 2 years) - Must be fluent in Spanish

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