Behavioral Health Technician - BHS Acute Unit - Part-time benefits eligible

Posted: 06/09/2024

*This position may be eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus 

Join the team at Avera!
Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.

Exciting opportunity to join Avera as a Behavioral Health Technician!

This position may be eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus! 

 Position Highlights:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Career Growth: Great opportunity to obtain healthcare experience for those that are looking to further their education in healthcare or be involved in an ever changing career with upward mobility.
  • Job Satisfaction: Each day you will positively impact each patient you serve.

Job Summary

  • Provides psychoeducation to mentally ill adult patients under direct supervision of RN.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions to adults with mental health issues
  • Includes patient intake, completing behavioral health assessments & leading psycho-education groups.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from 4-year college.
  • 1-2 years related experience &/or training; or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • CPR required within 3 months of hire.
  • CPI certifications required within 4 months of hire.

Work Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, 9:30am-10:00pm, e/3 wknd/2 hol/occas on call; 64hrs/2wks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $17.75 - $26.75 per hour