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Burrell Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Technician in Winfield, Kansas

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure that all program expectations and rules are adhered to, and report behaviors to supervisor, which will assist with therapeutic interventions.

  • Participate as an active member of the treatment team by helping to identify client’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences.

  • Document and/or report at shift change and/or in client/patient record any exceptional behavior and/or areas of concerns related to client’s behaviors/interactions.

  • Assist in admission/orientation process including obtaining vital signs if applicable, safety search of client/patient and belongings and collecting any urine/lab specimens for testing.

  • Coordinate incoming calls and respond to crisis calls as necessary.

  • Assist and educate clients/patients in performing daily activities as needed.

  • Assist in orientation of client/patient with regard to client rights and rules under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator, Assistant Residential Coordinator, or assigned supervisor.

  • Monitor client activities and document client activities occurring on shifts that are relevant to client’s/patient’s progress or behavior, including bed check documentation during overnight shifts.

  • Ensure all clients/patients are accounted for.

  • Ensure precaution protocols are adhered to and appropriate documentation occurs.

  • Assists in monitoring general health conditions of clients/patients.

  • Facilitate education or recreation groups as scheduled and assigned.

  • Adhere to all medication policies and work with trained nursing staff to ensure all medication policies are followed whether client/patient administered or PFH associate administered.

  • Provide client/patient transportation as needed.

  • Maintain a standard of behavior that is, at all times, consistent with agency expectations and program philosophy.

  • Complete all mandatory trainings within the required time frame within State Regulatory/CARF Standards.

  • Attend staff meetings, treatment team meetings, training sessions, etc. as requested by supervisors.

  • Be knowledgeable and adhere to all program policies.

  • Screen and monitor detoxification clients to ensure that safety and recovery needs are being met (when applicable).

  • Demonstrates interest in long term and short term goals and objectives of the company.

  • Other duties as assigned by Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Supervisor, Residential Coordinator, Program Director or Executive Team Member.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of confidentiality laws governing the treatment of substance use and mental health disorder treatment.

  • Ability to establish rapport with client/patient population.

  • Capable of communicating ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and written to produce clear and concise reports.

Experience and Education Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalent and two (2) years responsible employment history;


  • Exceptions to the qualifications listed may be made by the appropriate Executive Team member.

St. Louis County Programs:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR

  • MAADC I or II

Supervisory Requirements:


Employment Requirements:

  • Must provide evidence that incumbent is free of infectious and contagious disease, such as TB, prior to beginning employment and annually thereafter. – RCF staff and Kansas Residential.

  • Successful completion of background check including criminal record, driving record and abuse/neglect.

  • Completion of New Hire Orientation within 30 Days of Employment.

  • All training requirements including Relias Learning within two (2) weeks of employment and annually thereafter.

  • First Aid certification within three (3) months of beginning employment and upon renewal date.

  • Obtain CPR certification within three (3) months of beginning employment and upon renewal date.

  • Behavioral Management training completed within thirty (30) days of employment or first available class after start date:

  • CPI for Residential programs

  • Crisis Management on Relias Learning for Outpatient programs

  • Achievement of thirty-six (36) hour training requirements within 2 year period in accordance with 9 CSR 10-7.110 E 1.

  • Extensive knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of the program to which the associate is assigned.

  • Valid Driver’s license in state of residency with an acceptable driving record is required.

  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age to operate a company-owned vehicle.

  • Must be at least twenty-three (23) years of age to operate a company-owned fifteen (15) passenger van.

    For adolescent program only:

  • Within the first year of employment, receive training on adolescent behavior, family dynamics, communication skills, incest, sexual abuse, physical and emotional abuse, stress management and the effect of peer pressure.

Physical Requirements:

ADA Consideration - Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (exists up the 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (exists 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, or pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Preferred Family Healthcare is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

About Brightli

Brightli is on a mission: A mission to improve client care, reduce the financial burden of community mental health centers by sharing resources, a mission to have a larger voice in advocacy to increase access to mental health and substance use care in our communities, and a mission to evolve the behavioral health industry to better meet the needs of our clients. We are doing this by forming a new behavioral health organization under new model. Under one parent company, multiple organizations are able to collaborate, share resources and system supports, increase recruiting and retention efforts, increase access to specialized care, and meet the growing demand for behavioral and addiction recovery care.

Brightli’s top-line subsidiaries include Burrell Behavioral Health (Burrell) and Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH). While these organizations operate independently and are governed by separate board of directors, their operations and services benefit from this model. Alone, organizations may be able to navigate the current tumultuous healthcare environment, but we believe that together we can do so much more than survive. Our communities need us now more than ever, and by working together we are ready to answer their call for years to come.

Brightli Snapshot

  • 200 locations

  • 4 states

  • 19 subsidiaries and/or affiliates

  • 5k+ employees