ABLE2 ENHANCING POTENTIAL Behavioral Health Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Behavioral Health Technician make at companies like ABLE2 ENHANCING POTENTIAL in the United States? The average salary for Behavioral Health Technician at companies like ABLE2 ENHANCING POTENTIAL in the United States is $39,762 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $35,210 and $44,314. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2

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What does a Behavioral Health Technician do at companies like ABLE2 ENHANCING POTENTIAL?

We are currently offering a $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS and $6.00/hour Shift incentives!

Are you looking for a rewarding career and have experience working with individuals with Mental Health and/or Behavioral needs? 

Then look no further...join the Able2 Family today!

Able2 is currently searching for a Behavioral Health Technician with the ability to handle stressful situations related to a person's verbal and non-verbal interactions. Able2 has been around since the 1950's and has a long history of compassion and dedication to the individuals in our community. The ideal candidate needs to demonstrate that they take pride in their work, are compassionate, caring, dedicated, and are looking to make a difference in the lives' of the individuals Able2 serves.

Hourly wage ranges from $15.00/hour to $16.50/hour depending on experience in this field. Need insurance? Desire low benefit premiums? Able2 offers an excellent benefits package, including an option for free medical insurance, free basic life insurance, 401k with employer matching and employee referral bonuses!

Responsibilities:

  • Supports people with co-occurring intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, including providing proactive and active de-escalation interventions during behavioral concerns while promoting independence.
  • Assists, trains and supervises individual's activities of daily living skills, including implementation of goals and behavior support plans. Documents progress and problems appropriately. 
  • Accompanies individuals into the community for activities, medical appointments, and other services in a safe manner. Helps individuals manage themselves in a positive manner when in the community.
  • Once certified to pass medications, prepares and administers medications to individuals as assigned. Assumes other medication/medical duties as assigned, e.g., first aid, medication/supply ordering, appointments, etc. Reports medication errors or medical needs properly, e.g., incident report, RN on call, etc.

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience supporting people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental illness and/or challenging behaviors preferred.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations related to a person's verbal and non-verbal interaction. 
  • Ability to read and write English sufficient to complete documentation (electronically or otherwise), associated with position. High School Diploma preferred.
  • Must be able to perform essential physical activities associated with this job which include frequent standing, sitting, walking and climbing stairs, lifting (up to 50 pounds unassisted), bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing, pulling (100 pounds of force) and twisting.
  • Ability to work varying shifts and adhere to agency Red Dot system to ensure minimum staffing requirements are met.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain First Aid training and CPR certification.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the OPWDD approved Behavioral Intervention Training (Strategies Crisis Intervention and Prevention-Revised) with demonstrated proficiency in Proactive and Active interventions.
  • Must possess valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier if driver duties are required by site needs.

Able2 Enhancing Potential is an equal opportunity employer. Able2 Enhancing Potential does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

$35,210
$44,314
$39,762
The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABLE2 ENHANCING POTENTIAL Behavioral Health Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $35,210 to $44,314 with an average total cash compensation of $39,762. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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