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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: SOBA New Jersey
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Behavioral Health Technician
Report to: Director of Operations
Location: 23/33 Duke St New Brunswick NJ 08901
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description:
Directly supervise and stabilize substance abuse clients in the detox unit and report to the Recovery Technician Supervisor.
Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting RN with tasks as needed and within scope of practice
  • Supervise and manage the behavior of the clients and provide behavioral interventions.
  • Implement therapeutic activities and facilitate development of independent living skills.
  • Report any concerns and/or client behavior to the recovery technician supervisor and/or nurse on duty.
  • Oversee the cleanliness of the units, including room cleaning upon discharge of client and ensure the proper use of equipment and supplies.
  • Screen clients' belongings and/or persons upon admission and routinely as needed.
  • Fill out intake paperwork with clients when they enter the facility.
  • Monitor what is needed for the business office and client spaces for inventory.
  • Enter information at the end of each shift in the shift report log on the computer.
  • Monitor scheduled and random urine screens.
  • Assume other related responsibilities as delegated by management.
  • Work as a team player with staff members
  • Deliver exceptional service consistently to every client.
  • Exercise confidentiality in keeping with the professional Code of Conduct and HIPPA.
  • Provide group facilitation.
  • Follow program schedule and oversee clients are following the program schedule.
  • Room checks make sure all clients are accounted for.
  • Daily client room searches.


    • Must have at least two (2) years sober if in recovery
    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Must have experience working in substance abuse industry.

      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. In the course of performing this job, one typically spends time sitting, walking, standing, driving, listening, speaking, typing, reading and writing. In addition, an employee may be asked to carry or lift up to 20 lbs.


Keywords: SOBA New Jersey, New Brunswick , Behavioral Health Technician, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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