Behavioral Health Specialist

U.S. Army    Carson, CA
Job Description

Age 17 to 34 years old

OverviewThe Behavioral Health Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health activities.

Job Duties

  • Collect and record psychosocial and physical data
  • Assist with care and treatment of psychiatric, drug and alcohol patients
  • Counsel clients/patients with personal, behavioral or psychological problems
  • TrainingJob training for a Behavioral Health Specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 20 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in-patient care. Training length varies depending on specialty.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Patient-care techniques
  • Emergency medical techniques
  • Helpful Skills

  • Enjoy helping and caring for others
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
  • Interest in chemistry, biology, psychology, general science and algebra
  • High attention to detail
  • Required ASVAB Score(s)Skilled Technical (ST): 101Learn more about the ASVABand see what jobs you could qualify for.

    CompensationTotal compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more abouttotal compensation.

    Earn Cash For In Demand JobsYou could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. VisitJobs in Demandto see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

    Education BenefitsIn the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more abouteducation benefits.

    Future Civilian CareersThe skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a behavioral health specialist background, you may consider a career as a psychiatrist’s assistant, a medical assistant or a physician’s aide.

    PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) ProgramThose interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program athttp://www.armypays.com.

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Salary: $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

    Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Location:

  • Carson, CA (Preferred)
  • Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)
  • Required travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)

  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 03:17:26 GMT

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