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BHT-Behavioral Health Technician-West Valley

Job Description

Join Aurora Behavioral Health System and become a part of the state's largest free-standing behavioral health system.  Our Level 1, acute care psychiatric facility located in Glendale is licensed to treat adults and adolescents for a wide range of psychiatric conditions and chemical dependency.  Our team is dedicated to the wellness of individuals, their families and the community through prevention, intervention and treatment.


The Behavioral Health Tech, BHT is responsible and accountable for assisting the RN in-patient care. Under the supervision of the RN, the BHT will assist with patients' activities of daily living. The BHT is also an active participant in daily shift rounds and in the treatment plan process and will assist in creating and maintaining a therapeutic milieu. The BHT will gather information and provide crisis intervention to assist the RN in the implementation of the patient treatment and care plan. The BHT will conduct activities/groups as assigned by the Charge Nurse/Therapist to support treatment goals and objectives. The BHT will ensure a safe environment.  All BHT duties will be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the hospital as well as state and regulatory agencies.


We offer competitive compensation and benefits. ABHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • One year of direct psych in-patient BHT experience.
  • Certified in CPI, CPR and First Aid Training or completed within first 30 days of hire.
  • Resolve interpersonal conflict in a straightforward, honest, and timely manner.
  • Be part of a healthcare team and to share responsibilities and duties.
  • Able to set priorities, be organized and be a self-starter.
  • Be friendly, empathetic, and an adept communicator.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.  
  • Able to pass a background check, drug screen, and possess or obtain a level one Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • High School Diploma or verifiable equivalent; some college preferred. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required
  • Must have a current negative TB test and medical clearance. 

Job Snapshot

Location US-AZ-Glendale
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Aurora Behavioral Health System

Aurora Behavioral Health Care was developed in September of 2000. The company was originally made up of acute psychiatric hospitals based in California that are accredited by the Joint Commission and are Medicare certified. Today, Aurora has expanded its locations in California, Illinois, Nevada, Arizona and multiple facilities throughout Texas. Each hospital has a comprehensive treatment team to ensure quality patient care. A variety of inpatient and outpatient programs, along with aftercare programs, are offered at each location. Each hospital contracts with most managed care companies and accepts patients on a voluntary basis. Aurora Behavioral Health Care is committed to providing excellence in quality patient care. Learn More

Contact Information

US-AZ-Glendale
480-345-5452
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Job Description

Join Aurora Behavioral Health System and become a part of the state's largest free-standing behavioral health system.  Our Level 1, acute care psychiatric facility located in Glendale is licensed to treat adults and adolescents for a wide range of psychiatric conditions and chemical dependency.  Our team is dedicated to the wellness of individuals, their families and the community through prevention, intervention and treatment.


The Behavioral Health Tech, BHT is responsible and accountable for assisting the RN in-patient care. Under the supervision of the RN, the BHT will assist with patients' activities of daily living. The BHT is also an active participant in daily shift rounds and in the treatment plan process and will assist in creating and maintaining a therapeutic milieu. The BHT will gather information and provide crisis intervention to assist the RN in the implementation of the patient treatment and care plan. The BHT will conduct activities/groups as assigned by the Charge Nurse/Therapist to support treatment goals and objectives. The BHT will ensure a safe environment.  All BHT duties will be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the hospital as well as state and regulatory agencies.


We offer competitive compensation and benefits. ABHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • One year of direct psych in-patient BHT experience.
  • Certified in CPI, CPR and First Aid Training or completed within first 30 days of hire.
  • Resolve interpersonal conflict in a straightforward, honest, and timely manner.
  • Be part of a healthcare team and to share responsibilities and duties.
  • Able to set priorities, be organized and be a self-starter.
  • Be friendly, empathetic, and an adept communicator.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.  
  • Able to pass a background check, drug screen, and possess or obtain a level one Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • High School Diploma or verifiable equivalent; some college preferred. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required
  • Must have a current negative TB test and medical clearance. 
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