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Behavioral Health Technician

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum requirements to obtain an entry level position with Sunshine Residential Homes:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Possess a valid Arizona drivers license
  • Have a minimum of one year’s experience working with children
  • Have at the minimum a high school diploma or GED
  • Be able to obtain a valid Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Department of Public Safety
  • Possess an operational vehicle
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • Be First Aid and CPR certified

Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Job Description:

The BHT’s primary responsibility is to provide support and care for the children living in the home and to maintain a safe environment.  BHT’s assist the children by directing interactions, including but not limited to behavioral management, and by facilitating therapeutic recreational and social life skills.

Additional Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

  • Complete ongoing training, to include CPR, First Aid, and CIT
  • Participate in monthly team meetings and agency wide trainings
  • Assist with client admission and discharge
  • Follow an assigned schedule for daily activities
  • Oversee clients’ completion of daily living tasks
  • Follow house rules and schedules to provide consistency
  • Dispense medications
  • Complete daily progress notes
  • Safely and appropriately restrain clients using CIT standards if necessary
  • Maintain all DES licensing standards

If you are interested in becoming a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) with the Sunshine Residential Homes, your next step is to complete the Pre-Employment Check List.  Please click on the button below to perform this step.

Pre-Employment Check List

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