Behavioral Health Tech - Emergency Services Assessment Center [Position # 89]


Retention Bonus & Shift Differential Pay!

Welcome to David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLCenters), where we restore and rebuild lives with the help of the industry's most skilled professionals.

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DLCenters is a respected leader in the behavioral health field, providing comprehensive and innovative mental health and substance use treatment services.

Celebrating over 50 years of service to the region, DLCenters is a not-for-profit organization, overseen by a volunteer board of community leaders.

Serving adults, children and families,  more than 290,000 prevention, intervention and treatment services were provided in the last year.

Behavioral Health Tech - Emergency Services Assessment Center [Position # 89]

Our Emergency Services Assessment Center (ESAC) provides critical after-hours triage and assessment, oftentimes the initial point of contact for our Clients to begin receiving transformative care. 

This is an opportunity for you to skillfully contribute to their team, as well to be a positive pillar of support to the mission of DLCenters.


- Direct Client care that demonstrates intuitive skill and inclusive treatment.

- Processing admissions and discharges.

- Working with local law enforcement, hospitals and regional agencies to accept admissions and transfers.

- Ensuring Client/Staff safety within ESAC and CSU (Crisis Stabilization Unit) guidelines.

- Transporting Clients in a safe and efficient manner.

- Training and orientation of additional BHT staff when needed.


- High school Diploma/GED = Required

- Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field = Preferred

- Staying up to date on all training and immunizations = Required

- Minimum of two years relevant direct service work experience in mental health, group homes, prisons, detention centers or similar work settings = Required

- Bilingual = Preferred

- Electronic Medical Records experience = Preferred

- Intermediate Microsoft Office 365 skills = Required

- Ability to exercise decisive and creative judgment in taxing or sudden situations = Required


Retention Bonus & Shift Differential Pay (for Hours Worked 4PM-12AM)!

- Full-Time Hourly/Non-Exempt Position

~ Monday 4PM-12AM
~ Tuesday 4PM-12AM
~ Wednesday 4PM-12AM
~ Friday 8AM-4PM
~ Saturday 8AM-4PM

COMPREHENSIVE benefits outside of competitive salary include:

~ Generous 401(k) w/ Employer Match

~ Employer Paid Life/AD&D

~ PTO & Paid Holidays

~ Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

~ Diverse discounts with local businesses

~ DLC-sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives


DLCenters is a symbol of hope for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly residing in Southwest Florida who struggle with mental health and substance use challenges.

Through DLCenters' work, lives are saved, families are kept together, children succeed, homelessness is reduced, quality of life is returned, and dignity is restored to those in need.

Together we can inspire and create an environment that empowers people towards life-changing wellness to achieve what is possible!

If you are interested in making a commitment to providing exceptionally compassionate care and making a powerful difference in the lives of our clients and their families, you may contact Head Recruiter Beth Poulin directly via or 239-354-1482.