BEHAVIORAL TECHNICIAN

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113372BR
Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code
883 BEHAVIORAL TECHNICIAN
Job Description
Occupational Summary 

BEHAVIORAL TECHNICIAN
(Peer Coach)


Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro


Occupational Summary 

Provide consultation and technical support to patients receiving services within the Duke University Health System, regarding navigating the healthcare system and engaging in self-management related to a chronic condition or special health care need.

Work Performed 

Serve as a health and wellness coach for adolescents and/or young adults with chronic conditions or special health care needs via telephone. Guide and prompt adolescents and/or young adults to become active participants in their healthcare, provide socio-emotional support to adolescents and/or young adults in navigating and managing clinical and other services related to their condition within the Duke University System and broader community. Assist adolescents and/or young adults with reaching their self-identified goals. Encourage adolescents and/or young adults to contact the appropriate medical and other relevant professionals when they have a concern. Compile and keep records of information concerning services rendered to participants. Maintain regular contact with the Peer Coach Program Staff/Coordinator and attend biweekly supervisory meetings at Duke.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Excellent communication skills
Mature, ethical, and conscientious

Education
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a high school education. 

Experience
Experience with providing guidance, assistance, or emotional support to individuals and/or families.
Location
Durham
Requisition Number
401596420
Position Title
BEHAVIORAL TECHNICIAN
Shift
First/Day
Job Family Level
07
Full Time / Part Time
PART TIME
Regular / Temporary
Regular
Department Name
Child & Fam Mental Health & Dev Neuro
Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to ahigh school education.

Experience

Experience with providing guidance and assistance to families ofindividuals with behavioral issues.

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/11/2019
Application Due: 7/10/2019
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