Behavioral Health Technician I, II

Southcentral Foundation Anchorage, AK
* Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Behavioral Health Technician position is a member of a multi-disciplinary care team who facilitates skill development and serves as direct care in the milieu for the customer-owners in a program. This person facilitates and supports customer-owner care that is highly interactive and participatory where customer-owners have the opportunity to build, share and express knowledge through open dialogue around issues or problems with a focus on the customer-owner's outcomes. This person is responsible for ensuring a safe and supportive treatment environment. This person may provide supervision of the customer-owner to meet State of Alaska Licensing regulations.

This is a job progression of two (2) job levels, designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences to employees as part of the overall assessment of their ability and capability. Progression between job levels is based on performance on prior assignments and the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Three (3) years of experience working in a behavioral health setting; OR a combination of education and experience with major course work and experience in Psychology, Counseling, and/or Social Sciences.

(For example: Two (2) years completed in an accredited college or university with one (1) year supervised experience in substance abuse recovery, mental health services or case management services; OR three (3) years supervised experience in substance abuse recovery, mental health services or case management services; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Mental Health Worker II at SCF.)

2. At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

3. Must meet the following conditions to qualify as an approved SCF driver:

* Valid Alaska driver's license that meets State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license requirements to include:

o May drive in Alaska for up to 90 days with a valid out-of-State license, then must obtain an Alaska driver's license.

o For Commercial driver licenses, you must obtain an Alaska CDL within 30 days of becoming a resident.

* No more than three (3) moving traffic violations (as defined by Alaska Statutes Title 28) or two (2) at-fault traffic accidents in the previous three (3) years.

* The driver must not have had 'Driving Under the Influence' (DUI) or 'Driving While Intoxicated' (DWI) or 'Operating Under the Influence' (OUI) violations as follows:

o Zero (0) violations in the past five (5) years.

o No more than two (2) violations in the past ten (10) years.

* Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Drivers 18 through 20 years of age may only transport equipment, materials and employees. Drivers who transport customers must be 21 years of age or older and must have completed the probationary period of license requirements for Alaska.

* Prior to hire date, must provide current copy no more than 60 days old of driving record from issuing State.

Additional Qualifications for Behavioral Health Technician II: Meets all requirements of Behavioral Health Technician I in addition to the following:

1. Two (2) additional years of professional and supervised social service or related work experience working in a residential behavioral health setting; OR equivalent combination of education and experience; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Behavioral Health Technician I at SCF.

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