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Behavioral Support Assistant - $500.00 HIRING BONUS!

Omaha, Nebraska

Job Title: Behavioral Support Assistant- $500.00 HIRING BONUS!
Location: Omaha, NE (139th and Pacific Street Location)

Schedule: 2:30pm to 11:00pm (Full Time)
**Full Time schedules is 4 days a week and every other weekend.
**Part Time shift working at least 2 days a week and include working every other weekend. 

Job Summary:

The Boys Town Residential Treatment Center (RTC) provides medically directed care for children ages 5-18 who have severe behavioral health problems or mental illness. For safety and security, the RTC is a locked facility and our youth are continuously monitored.

Behavior Support Assistants (also known as Behavioral Health Technicians) strive to heal youth and turn their life around for the better.  Building relationships with kids, monitor, and lead by example.  Be positive role model and address positive and negative behaviors. 


  • Provide direct youth care & supervision to an assigned population which includes but not limited to the maintenance of the therapeutic environment using the Psycho Educational Model of Treatment (PEM).
  • Provide a safe environment for all youth & staff.  The basis of PEM is to 'catch kids being good' and reinforce good behavior at a higher rate than bad behavior.
  • Monitor the basic physical needs for the youth.
  • Must be able to serve as a role model for ethical behavior. Promote awareness & moral principles with the Mission, Vision, & Values of Boys Town National Research Hospital.
  • Upon hire, must complete required competencies during Preservice Training: CPR, PEM, and nationally recognized personal restraint model.
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required, some college credit, preferred.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Experience working in mental health or with children preferred.
  • Experience using a personal restraint model preferred.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate level of confidentiality a must.
  • Must be up to date with all immunizations required by Employee Health.

About Boys Town National Research Hospital:

Boys Town National Research Hospital offers a broad range of hospital and clinic services, backed by 40 years of life-changing research to provide the latest, most innovative care to our patients.  From pediatric inpatient hospitalization and surgical services, to outpatient visits, to residential care for children and adolescents with severe behavioral disorders, our board-certified specialists and highly trained pediatric nurses’ focus on caring for the unique needs of children and their families.  Boys Town National Research Hospital is a license acute care hospital and psychiatric residential treatment facility and accredited by The Joint Commission.  Boys Town National Research Hospital is part of Boys Town, which has been committed to the care of children for over 100 years.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town’s mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options.  Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town Physicians, free prescriptions, tuition assistance, access to the campus Field House, parenting resources from our expects and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few.  Working at Boys Town is more than just a job; it is a way of life.

Date Posted: March 25, 2020

Job ID: 15423

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus.  This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of duties, skills, or abilities required.  Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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