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Behavioral Health Assistant - Detox and Inpatient - Full-Time Evenings

Company: Horizon Health Services
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you seeking a career in the Mental Health and Addictions field that allows you to feel fulfilled and rewarded? Apply to be a Behavioral Health Assistant today!"Working as a Behavioral Health Assistant at Horizon Village is both a challenging and rewarding career. Seeing our patients transform from the moment they step into our building until the day they leave is definitely the biggest reward. The company itself and the people I work with are some of the most compassionate and hardworking people I know."- Dawn P., Behavioral Health Assistant, Horizon VillageWhat will your day look like?Don't worry if the duties look foreign or you haven't done them all before - we know you're looking for a new challenge! Your Horizon family is here to support you along the way and answer all your questions! Now, on to the details---Under the supervision of an Operations Support Manager, a Behavioral Health Assistant will be required to:

  • Assist with patient admissions and discharges
  • Perform hourly building rounds to ensure patient safety
  • Complete room searches throughout the facility
  • Administer toxicology screenings
  • Supervise wellness and family group activities
  • Guide patients through the challenges of recovery
  • Address patient behaviors using a patient-centered approachWhy start your career with Horizon?As a Behavioral Health Assistant, you'll be part of a team that's here to help guide you in your new role. That's one of the best things about Horizon - we are a family that looks out for each other. We want you to succeed! But, if that's not reason enough to apply, here's another sampling of what makes Horizon a Best Place to Work ---
    • Respect matters: At Horizon, we pride ourselves on cultivating an atmosphere where ALL employees feel heard and valued.
    • Professional growth: No, those aren't just buzzwords. We have an entire team dedicated to your personal development and training.
    • Fun! That's right, we said fun! We know our work can be stressful - that's why we set aside time for team events so you can hang out with your work family in a non-work setting!
    • Retirement: We know you want to retire comfortably and we're here to help! Horizon offers 401(k) match AND profit-sharing programs to make sure you're set for the future!
    • Student loan assistance. This program helps pay off our team members' student loans every month. One year after joining you will have been able to pay off an extra $600!What has prepared you for this opportunity?In addition to being empathetic and caring (we know you wouldn't be applying for this position if you weren't!), you'll need:
      • A Bachelor's degree -or-
      • An Associate's degree with 3 years of relevant experience -or-
      • High School Diploma or equivalent with 6 years of relevant experience
        • Relevant experience includes previous work in a behavioral health setting or intensive customer service role
        • A valid driver's license and 3 years of driving experienceLocationConveniently located on Elm Street in downtown Buffalo, Terrace House is a 68-bed facility offering stabilization and medically-supervised detox treatment. We provide twenty-four hour care to adult men and women who need support, counseling, observation, nursing, and medical care to achieve initial stabilization from drug and/or alcohol withdrawal.HoursTerrace House is a 24/7/365 facility so we have a variety of shifts to consider that best meet your needs. This position is full-time, Tuesday-Saturday from 3:30pm-12:00am. You'll earn an additional 25% shift differential for your work hours that fall between the hours of 7pm-7am!Disclaimer:We encourage all applicants to be mindful of the fact that Horizon is a behavioral healthcare agency with more than 100 employees and is in the process of implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees.This information is intended to provide a general overview of the position; it is not a full job description.Horizon 2021 Recruitment Bonus ProgramEligible Hires and Payment Structure:
          • Full Time hires will receive $300 after 30 days of continuously working and another $300 after 6 months of continuously working for a total bonus of $600.
          • Part Time hires will receive $150 after 30 days of continuously working and another $150 after 6 months of continuously working for a total bonus of $300.

Keywords: Horizon Health Services, Buffalo , Behavioral Health Assistant - Detox and Inpatient - Full-Time Evenings, Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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