Behavioral Health Tech

at Acadia Healthcare in Barling, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Come join our team as a Behavioral Health Tech! If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you!


Valley Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our employees. Current benefits include:

+ Competitive hourly rate

+ Increased shift differentials now available!

+ Medical, dental and vision insurance

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Excellent training program

+ Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities.

+ Sign-On Bonus available:

+ Full-time with 6 months verifiable healthcare experience

+ 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – $1,500.00

+ 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. – $1,750.00

+ Full-time with no experience

+ 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – $1,000.00

+ 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. – $1,250.00


Valley Behavioral Health has current openings on all shifts. Shifts are 8 hours with rotating weekends. Behavioral Health Techs will get 2 days off during the week when they are scheduled for weekend shifts.


+ 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.

+ Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.

+ 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.


+ High school diploma or equivalent required

+ Six months or more experience working in a healthcare setting

+ CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility)




+ Problem Solving: Intermediate

+ Planning & Organizing: Intermediate

+ Communication: Intermediate



+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



+ High School/GED or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC202874797

Posted On: Jan 26, 2022

Updated On: Apr 10, 2022