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Behavioral Health Technician

Company: Accanto Health
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Our vision is a world of peaceful relationships with food, weight, and body image, where everyone with an eating disorder can experience recovery. We believe that exceptional, individualized care leads to lasting recovery from eating disorders. That's why our teams are comprised of compassionate, dedicated professionals from a variety of backgrounds who collaborate to provide the very best evidence-based care for our clients at all levels of care.

Behavioral Health Technician

The Behavioral Health Technician supports the residential and inpatient milieu by facilitating therapeutic activity groups, assisting clients in acquiring skills to manage their eating disorder, maintaining a recovery-oriented environment, and providing general support and assistance.


  • Full Time, 0.8 FTE ( 32hr/wk), focusing on a variation of Evening and Overnight shifts, (trained on Days for coverage).
  • Every other weekend rotation, working same shift (Evening or Overnight) both days
  • Upcoming month's schedule released halfway through current month
  • Days: 6:00am - 2:30pm
  • Evenings: 2:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Overnights: 10:00pm - 6:30am How Behavioral Health Technicians Empower Recovery
    • Facilitates therapeutic activity groups which may include art activities, music, journaling, mindfulness, relaxation, games etc.)
    • Participates in therapeutic supported meals and snacks
    • Provides milieu support including escorting clients to on-site provider appointments
    • Ability to engage, coach, and support residents as needed
    • Participates in scheduled supervision and seeks supervision when needed
    • Completes clinical documentation in compliance with The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative policies and regulatory standards Qualifications
      • High school diploma or GED required with one year of Mental health experience or
      • Bachelors degree in Mental health field with 0-1 year of experience
      • Must have valid driver's license and be authorized to drive What We Offer:

        Employee Benefits

        We understand the importance of a well-rounded benefits package. That's why we're dedicated to providing a range of plans to meet your needs.

        For full-time employees, we offer:
        • HSA and PPO insurance with HSA or FSA options (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
        • Dental insurance (Delta Dental)
        • Vision insurance (EyeMed)
        • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
        • Company-paid life insurance
        • 401(k) plan available two months after start date
        • Company 401(k) matching for up to 50% of your contribution, up to 6% of your compensation

          Paid time off is a crucial part of maintaining work and life balance. Our generous PTO plan accrues annually and begins with your first whole pay period. Eligible employees enjoy seven paid holidays and one floating holiday in addition to their regular PTO.

          Educational Opportunities

          As a national leader in eating disorder treatment, we are committed to encouraging career growth and providing our staff with robust clinical education. That's why we partner with the University of Minnesota Medical School and have a team dedicated to providing ongoing education with in-house continuing education credit opportunities through webinars and in-person events.

          Are you in your first internship? Are you within hours of your licensure? We have on-the-job training to help you reach your career goals. New master's degree therapists can accumulate hours by leading groups to earn full licensure.

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