Behavioral Health Technician

Tucson, AZ

Posted: 04/25/2024 Job Number: smanzella31342

Job Description

Full time Behavioral Health Technician openings in the Tucson AZ area with a BH specialty provider for children with special needs! Starting ASAP!! 

Behavioral Health Technician HOURS: Between 11am to 8pm Monday through Friday (some Saturdays if needed until 3)

Some Transportation is involved as well and will be paid mileage at federal rate!

Behavioral Health Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating and providing services with agencies and families to meet the needs of the patient according to the treatment plan.
  • Manage a caseload of 10-15 members that includes children and adolescents under the age of 17.
  • Thorough understanding and maintain compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Follows Duty to Report and Therapeutic Boundaries
  • Coordinates services according to treatment plan
  • Assists children to meet their needs in accordance with treatment plan.
  • Complies with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Attends Behavioral Health scheduled appointments for children enrolled with including CFT’s
  • Actively communicates with pertaining agency about any member concerns, issues, or achievements.
  • Provides services during groups, respite, transportation, school, and in-home services when applicable.
  • Provides direction and follow-up to families and individuals regarding their concerns and issues.
  • Creates a safe environment for the children and their families.
  • Provides information and referral assistance to families.
  • Actively communicates with site staff about any changes.
  • Timely documentation of all services provided in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Reports all incidents within 24 hours to the Supervisor and completes appropriate forms/documentations as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Attends mandatory weekly Supervision.
  • Communicates with Site Supervisor about hours worked, anticipated overtime, scheduled time off and absences from work.
  • Adhere to assigned work schedule and communicate with your supervisor about any barriers to reporting to work as scheduled.

Behavioral Health Technician Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of Behavioral health experience required
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience with children and families
  • HS Diploma, Associates, Bachelors, or Masters
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion with the parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines and standard accepted practices.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with all age groups of children and parents, guardians, and family members.
  • Strong written communications skills for documenting member services in the electronic health record.

Why Apply:

  • Full benefits available after 90 days: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term Disability
  • GREAT Hours! Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, No Weekends
  • Competitive Pay Rate!


If you think that this Behavioral Health Technician position is a good fit for you, please apply to Silvana Manzella via this posting for immediate consideration!


Keywords: behavioral health, mental health, psychiatric, psych, behavioral health paraprofessional, behavioral health tech, behavioral health technician, pediatric, CPS, DCFS, foster care, special care, special care needs, special needs, behavioral healthcare, mental healthcare, psychiatric health, psychiatric healthcare, pediatrics, home health, home healthcare, case manager, case management, home health case manager, pediatric case manager, fieldwork, child, children, adolescents, STAR Kids, care coordination, care coordination, care manager, care management, managed care, MCO, CMS, Medicaid, Medicare, EMR, Electronic Medical Records system 

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