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Behavioral Health Associate

Rebound Behavioral Health
2.8 out of 5
134 E Rebound Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720
$17 - $20 an hour - Full-time


134 E Rebound Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Full job description

The Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) is a clinical professional responsible for delivering exceptional patient care in an acute inpatient setting for adult men and women who have been and/or currently are experiencing a wide range of mental or behavioral health challenges. The BHT is responsible for the observation and monitoring of patients throughout various activities and programs offered at Rebound Behavioral Health. Rebound Behavioral Health is located on 30+ acres of beautiful property in Lancaster, SC.

Essential Functions include but not limited to:

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellent customer services.
  • Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.
  • Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.
  • Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.
  • Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.
  • Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.
  • May oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, hydration and changing bed linens.
  • May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.
  • Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.
  • Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.
  • May provide transportation for patient or coordinate transportation with appropriate staff member.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Educational/Licensure/Skills Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Six months or more experience working with the specific population of the facility preferred. CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Psychiatry


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lancaster, SC 29720: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person