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Burrell Behavioral Health Behavioral Crisis Center Technician (PRN) in Springfield, Missouri

Looking to feed your desire to give to your community and support those who need a helping hand? Look no further! Not only is Burrell growing the amount of its resources, services, and facilities to assist as many communities as possible, it also provides plenty of opportunity for growth in your current field and the freedom to explore others. Our culture and our environment are unlike any other. We offer highly-competitive pay and a full range of top-notch full-time employee benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

Job Description:

Behavioral Crisis Center Technician- Full Time

You will be working at the Burrell Rapid Access Unit, which provides the following community services:

  • A 23-hour assessment, observation, stabilization, and treatment service for adults with an acute psychiatric and/or substance use disorder;

  • 24/7 staffing by a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, nurses, licensed mental health professionals, mental health technicians, peer support specialists, and support staff; and

  • Care coordination and integration with public health officials and health system partners for appropriate follow-up care in the community.

About the Behavioral Crisis Center Technician Role:

  • Provide general direction for all clients.

  • Implement guidelines, procedures and program rules accurately and consistently.

  • Provide direction to clients in maintaining their living and sleeping areas in a neat and sanitary manner.

  • Encourage individuals to develop positive relationships within the program, with both staff and other clients.

  • Provide supervision, as needed, during mealtime to ensure clients have a safe and sanitary eating area and meals are carried out in an orderly fashion.

  • Complete appropriate paperwork for admissions, transfers and/or discharge.

  • Responsible for documenting treatment plan interventions, participating in daily activities.

  • Develop and write treatment plans.

  • Monitor and/or facilitate group activities as designated by supervisor engaging with clients during group activities, and providing intervention as needed for clients to obtain maximum benefit from participation

  • Responsible for maintaining facility cleanliness by completing designated facility tasks.

  • Observe, record and communicate clients’ behaviors, strengths, progress, areas of difficulty and needs in a timely manner, utilizing established mechanisms and program formats.


Must be at least 21 years of age and have at least a High School Diploma or GED with experience in Human Services or related field. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field is preferred.


We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors.

Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Burrell Behavioral Health is the recognized leader in Community Mental Health. Founded in 1977, our network of providers, therapists, case managers, and direct support staff serve more than 45,000 clients across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. We provide comprehensive care for behavioral health clients of all ages, helping them to improve their lives through our wide-ranging continuum of care.

“We believe that the conversation about behavioral health is paramount. There are few conversations facing our communities more critical than behavioral health. As the conversation evolves, Burrell is committed to being a leader in this post-stigma world.”

-C.J. Davis, President & CEO, Burrell Behavioral Health