Behavioral Technician-Spring Harbor Hospital/Developmental Disorders Unit 1 East

MaineHealth | Westbrook, ME

Posted Date 10/09/2019
Description $2000 SIGN ON BONUS! **Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
  • Position Summary

    Are you looking for a job where YOU can make a DIFFERENCE in people's lives? Where YOUR voice and ideas MATTER? Are you PASSIONATE about working with special needs populations? If you are interested in a career in healthcare or gaining invaluable experience while going to school, please consider joining our staff at Spring Harbor Hospital, a 100 bed psychiatric facility in Westbrook, Maine.

    Behavioral Technicians are an integral member of our multidisciplinary team who work with developmentally disordered/autism spectrum population on our 12 bed unit for our school aged youth.
    This nationally recognized program is one of few in the United States. This unit is part of the Developmental Disorders Center for Excellence that includes an inpatient special purpose school, an outpatient day treatment program and clinic with future plans of expansion.

    Be an integral and highly valued member of our team of professionals including Occupational and Speech Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Behavior Analysts, Psychologist, Nurses and Psychiatrist. As a Behavior Technician, you will assist in the development of individualized behavior plans, working closely with patients with these plans and teaching parents and other caregivers in how to manage the plan. Spring Harbor Hospital offers an extensive orientation to the role of Psychiatric and Behavioral Tech including classroom instruction, online courses and unit-based observation.

    Spring Harbor Hospital also offers a generous benefit package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, medical/dental/vision insurance, employer 403b contributions, and shift differentials.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • High School diploma and equivalent experience required
    • 1+ years of experience and/or coursework in a social services related field required
    • Demonstrates a proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position
    • Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training
Job Type
Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay

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