Behavioral Health Techs: Crisis Units - FLEXIBLE HOURS/PRN-Part-Time/As-Needed - [# 223] ENHANCED P


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Welcome to David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health (DLC), where we provide life-saving and life-changing behavioral health care through the help of the industry's most skilled professionals.

Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DLC 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, DLC is a not-for-profit organization, overseen by a volunteer board of community leaders, and is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Serving adults, children and families, DLC provided more than 300,000 prevention, intervention and treatment services in the last year.

FLEXIBLE HOURS/PRN-Part-Time/As-Needed - Behavioral Health Techs: Crisis Units [# 223]

The DLC Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) and Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit (CCSU) provide care to individuals who are experiencing a mental health and/or substance use disorder crisis.

Within the CSU and CCSU, Behavioral Healthcare Technicians (BHT's) provide direct Client care and inspire/create life changing wellness.


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

- Crisis support and intervention plus processing admissions and discharges.

- Ensuring the safety of both Clients and colleagues in all environments, including transport.

- Clearly and consistently communicating the DLC Charter.

- Providing a therapeutic environment for services and treatment.

- Working closely with other DLC Team Members including Doctors, Nurses, Clinicians, other BHT's and Support Staff to ensure continuity and quality of care.


- High school Diploma/GED = Required

- Staying compliant on all trainings and immunizations = Required

- Ability to pass a Level II DCF/AHCA Fingerprinting, Drug Screen & Local Criminal Check = Required


- Hourly/Non-Exempt Position
~ No set schedule/number of hours
~ Shifts extended include weekdays, weekends and holidays
~ PRN Agreement requiring compliance with all training/procedures and minimum # of shifts per month (flexible)

- NEW Shift Differential pay increase for hours worked between 4PM-8AM

DAY [8AM-4PM] = Base Rate
EVENING [4PM-12AM] = $2.00 per hour
OVERNIGHT [12AM-8AM]  $3.50 per hour

DAY [8AM-4PM] = $1.00 per hour
EVENING [4PM-12AM] = $3.00 per hour
OVERNIGHT [12AM-8AM]  $4.50 per hour 

- Full and comprehensive (paid) training including CPR and De-Escalation training!

- Potential to transition into Full-Time role with outstanding benefits and retention bonus based on availability and performance

- Diverse discounts with local businesses

- DLC-sponsored Health/Wellness Initiatives & EAP


DLC 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 DLC's 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 transformative 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