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Behavioral Health Associate - Lab Tech in Huntington, WV at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description


We are currently seeking a full-time Behavioral Health Associate to assist in our Lab for our Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center facility. Hours are Monday - Friday 5:00 AM -1:30 PM

Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics
The Behavioral Health Associate assists with specimen testing in our lab and provides care for patients following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patient’s physical and emotional well-being and report to appropriate staff. Participates in rehabilitation and treatment programs, assists patient in achieving and maintaining care goals. Delivers care based on the priority of needs and available resources to the patients of the clinic.

  • Collects and tests patient specimen for clinic's urine lab
  • Perform daily quality control on test equipment, ensuring reagents/calibrators/and controls are performing within guidelines;
  • Verifying controls/tests on the test equipment and approving them in the LIS. Reviewing, reporting, and printing controls/patient results on a daily basis. Reviewing and logging daily QC temperatures on instruments, refrigerators, and charts;
  • Performing daily, weekly, and monthly preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment. Receiving and setting up DSAs for testing
  • Ordering laboratory supplies on a timely basis;
  • Verifying expiration dates to ensure appropriate levels are ready for us. Checking collection dates on processed DSAs in holding refrigerators and disposing of them in a timely manner;
  • Assisting laboratory director whenever necessary to ensure laboratory is running smoothly;
  • Performing cleaning of laboratory areas and equipment; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens.

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.

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