Agency for Community Treatment Services, Inc

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Behavioral Health Technician/Transporter

at Agency for Community Treatment Services, Inc

Posted: 12/14/2018
Job Reference #: 1265

Job Description

This istransportation, data entry and clerical work related to the direct service forclients released from custody of Sheriff's Department. This positionrequires skills in using computer, motor vehicle transport, assisting in dataentry and clerical work, filing, and operating office equipment. Thisposition also provides direct service assistance to clients. This is a full time position located at the AmethystRespite Center (ARC) in Tampa, Florida.

Location: Tampa, Florida


  • Communications -Communicate with supervisor and established chain of command regarding dailyworkflow, operations and/or incidents; document all required information in aclear, legible, timely, concise and accurate manner.

  • Relationship - Respects authority; models direct and clear communications with peers,clients and subordinates; culturally aware and respectful of differences;

  • Administrative - Precisely documents events and transactions specific to job duties inapproved Agency formats; understands and adheres to program operatingprocedures.

  • Technical - UtilizesAgency communication devices and information technology as a business tool;proficient, as required, in the use of Outlook, DATIS, Train Caster, KIS andrelated IT systems and software applications.

  • Business Acumen - Adheres to Agency Policy.

  • Professional - Behaves ethically; presents a professional image in appearance,communications and demeanor; adheres to Agency scheduling Policy; followsprogram activity schedules; committed to personal professional development.

  • Analytical -Establisha helping relationship with the person receiving services by demonstrating empathy,respect and genuineness in order to build trust. Assist in gatheringinformation about basic and community living of maintenance or food servicesneeded.

  • Leadership - Seek toparticipate in effective approaches and training to enhance job skills; seekopportunities to mentor new staff; ability to recognize unsafe behaviors,situations, and environments to maintain the safety and well-being of personsreceiving services, staff and community members.

Pre-requisite Requirements:

  • Highschool diploma or GED

  • Mustpossess valid Florida Drivers' License, industry accepted driving history andmaintain vehicle insurance required by State of Florida. This positionwill be required to participate in all transportation-related trainingactivities, including on-the-road driving test relative to appropriate and safeoperation of motor vehicles.

  • All ACTS,Inc. employees must be able and willing to work when expected to accommodateprogram and/or agency needs, participate in the agency's Quality ImprovementProgram and attend all assigned/required trainings, practice on-the-job safetyat all times, and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work with othersand be respectful of peers, supervisors, clients, guests, etc. If required bycontract or administrative rule, must fully participate NAPPI (crisisintervention) training and able to apply same to work setting.

Physical/Safety/Health Considerations: Stand, walk, lift, carry

Qualityof Work Expected: Level commensurate withsatisfactory Behavioral Health Technician/Transporter performance

Quantityof Work Expected: Commensurate with level necessaryto fully meet obligations

Supervision: Work is performed under thesupervision of a Program Supervisor or Director. This position does not providesupervision to others.

Scope ofResponsibilities:

Transportsclients and materials as needed, and performs assigned duties such as receivingand delivering incoming and outgoing communications, mail, or packages, filing,answering phones, operating various types of office equipment. Adheres toagency model and documentation for direct service assistance to clients. Carries out tasks associated with laundry, a clean living environment, andensures safety of clients receiving services.

CoreResponsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Transportsclients as well as materials to referral destinations via agency vehicle.

  • Performsor assists in the performance of routine clerical operations such as filing,answering phones, computer duties, and other general office tasks.

  • Receivesand delivers office communications, mail, packages or other materials.

  • Completessafety check on assigned agency vehicle/s; reports daily on condition ofvehicle.

  • Performsrelated work as required/assigned.

  • Demonstratesa general knowledge of program professional plan, program policies andprocedures.

  • Performssearches of clients' property for contraband. Makes frequent rounds of facilityto insure adequate safeguards and client safety aremaintained. Facilitates/complies with emergency preparedness and monthlymock scenario emergency drills.

  • Communicatesregularly with clients, co-workers/shift supervisors and others as appropriate

  • Observesclients for changes in behavior,

  • Assistsclients in gathering/obtaining personal property when discharged.

  • Documentsincident and injury reports as applicable

  • Crosstrains for fulfilling BHT duties as needed

Theomission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigningspecific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment toposition.

ACTS is an EEO/AA DFWP Employer.

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