Behavioral Health Tech - FT/PT/PRN

NaphCare - TBE
Apply for Job

Job Details

  • Location: Avondale, AZ, 85323
  • Date Posted: 2023-09-06
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 21656
Apply for Job



NaphCare is currently seeking experienced Behavioral Health Technicians to join our team at the Arizona Department of Corrections - Lewis facility located in Buckeye, AZ!   Positions may include fulltime, part time, and PRN. Rates vary based on shift, status, and experience. 

NaphCare is a family owned, medical technology company that has been delivering high quality healthcare to correctional facilities across the nation for over 30 years.  Come join our team of over 4000 employees and growing!  NaphCare pays well, offers outstanding benefits, and has an incredibly engaged corporate support team to make sure you have what you need to be truly excellent at what you do. 

NaphCare partners with correctional facilities to provide proactive, patient-focused healthcare.  We recognize that we serve a unique and diverse patient population, and our onsite teams take pride in bringing excellence in care to a population in great need.  Be part of a world-class team of professionals who are revolutionizing correctional healthcare as you use our cutting-edge resources, including our award winning electronic operating system.

NaphCare Benefits for Full-Time Employees Include:

  • Prescriptions free of charge  through our health plan
  • Health, dental & vision insurance that starts day one!
  • Lowest Cost Benefits! $77 for single, $282 for family!
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • 100% vested 401K and Roth with company contribution that starts day one!
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Referral bonuses
  • On-site education
  • Free Continuing Education!
  • Term life insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Generous paid time off & paid holidays


The Behavioral Health Technician participates in weekly multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings and implements interventions for patients in a correctional mental health/healthcare setting. Additional responsibilities include supervising patients and providing formal education in routine activities of daily living (hygiene, eating, recreation, etc.), providing care and activities programming as well as social rehabilitation and leisure activities, assisting in the preparation and maintenance of records pertaining to patient mental health, and scheduling, setting up, operating and supervising telepsychiatry appointments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Sciences, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field
  • Level 1 Psychiatric Technician Certification from the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians preferred, not required
  • Two years or more experience providing activities programming for patients who have a serious mental illness required
  • Competencies with Excel sufficient to create, maintain, and update scheduling databases
  • Must show current tuberculosis documentation and active CPR certification
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable

With NaphCare, you'll play a critical role in our continuing mission to be the leading provider of quality healthcare in the correctional industry.  If you want a career that will make a difference, choose the company that is different.

We know you may have questions before applying. To speak to a recruiter directly, email your questions and/or resume to   with the position and location you’re interested in.

We support your growth and internal promotion. Once hired, we encourage our employees to continue to seek opportunities for advancement and leadership.

NaphCare has a partnership with NetCE that provides CEU/CME for our staff. NetCE uses a rigorous peer review process to ensure that all activities and content are up-to-date. This service streamlines continuing education for all NaphCare Employees to meet state specific requirements for maintaining licensing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

Back Apply Now