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Behavioral Health Tech Access Center (ongoing recruitment)

at Centerstone

Posted: 2/11/2019
Job Reference #: 996
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Position Title:   Behavioral Health Technician - Access Center

Position Summary: Interviews clients to assess crisis, situation around crisis, and accurately determine what services are required.  May have to transport clients from other hospitals. 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent, one year experience in a mental health setting.   Valid Florida Driver's License with a safe driving record and current auto insurance.  Basic computer skills: Email, word processing, Internet, spreadsheets & data entry (Test will be administered during interview). $12.20/hr

Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  Basic computer skills: Email, word processing, Internet, spreadsheets & data entry.

Essential Functions: 

Reports to work as scheduled to ensure adequate staffing to meet the needs of clients.

Obtain collateral information. 

Diffuse and de-escalate clients who present with agitation and potential for violence. 

Triage phone calls and requests for physician services. 

Make appropriate referrals to least restrictive level of care while assessing client's clinical and financial issues. 

Document thoroughly.

Organizational skills by keeping track of all forms and packets. 

Provide education for clients regarding relapse, prevention, diagnosis, medications, outpatient services and community resources. 

Accurately performs screening procedures. 

Complete and maintain admission and screen-outs logs, census boards, state forms, and insurance pre-certs.


Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Depends on schedule.  Travel may be required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



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