On-Call Behavioral Health Specialist (Support Provider II)

  • 111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas
  • Jan 01, 2022
Variable Shift Public Health

Job Description

Johnson County Mental Health is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of a on call, Behavioral Health Specialist for the Adolescent Center for Treatment. The Adolescent Center for Treatment is a substance use disorder, residential treatment program at The Recovery Place in Shawnee. The unit has 24/7 operations and typically individuals stay in theprogramfor up to 28 days. Job will remain posted until filled.

Job duties include:
  • Provides, assists with, or coaches individuals on personal care needs with limited supervision; provides crisis interventions (including evidence based practices to maintain the safety of individuals); monitors youth interactions and behaviors; monitors medication administration as prescribed; monitors and documents mental and physical condition of individuals.
  • Teaches, coaches and provides guidance and support on various skills to enable productive lives of individuals; assists youth with managing their emotions, assists and supports individual treatment/recovery goals and assist youth in developing positive coping skills; develops and maintains a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, and other service providers.
  • Organizes and participates in meetings related to care coordination; completes documentation for direct services provided to ensure timely and accurate completion.
  • Transports individuals receiving services to appointments, activities, and/or work.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent and one year of experience working in a human services field are required. A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is preferred.

Experience working with adolescents in a behavioral health setting is preferred.

Education can substitute for experience.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.

Driving Status

Occasional (less than 5%)


Health, Welfare, and Social Services

Job Address

111 S Cherry St, Olathe, Kansas 66061 United States View Map