Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Jobs in Orange County, CA


Become a Behavioral Health Technician at D'Amore Healthcare

Here at D’Amore Healthcare, we treat patients with primary mental health needs in an inpatient setting centrally located in Costa Mesa, Orange County. We are looking for an exceptionally organized, compassionate, team player with precision documentation, time management, and group work skills. If this describes you and you want to join a powerful team, please send D’Amore Healthcare your resume!

We offer some incredible benefits which include:

  • Matching 401k Benefit
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Professional Development Program with Cost Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Sick Leave of 16 Days Annually
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Exemplary performance review
  • Mid-level to Senior management opportunities
D'Amore Behavioral Health Technician Team
People talking to each other at psychotherapy session


  • Rounds
  • Patient Care
  • Medication Observation
  • Documentation
  • Patient Education
  • Intake and Registration
  • De-escalation
  • House-keeping
  • Patient Activity Assistance


1. Experience (preferred but not required): One year of full-time experience, or its part-time equivalent, working in a program serving persons with primary mental health or substance use disorders.  This level of experience would be preferred but is not required.  D’Amore offers on-site training and support for entry-level positions.

2. Knowledge: Understanding principles and practices of community-based mental health or substance use programs, facility therapy, crisis intervention, group counseling, individual counseling theory and technique, and belief in the principles of client-centered treatment.

3. Special Skills: Adapt program practices and goals to changing funding requirements, represent program in a professional manner and communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Have great boundaries and compassion to care for patients.

4. Education: Graduation from high school or, possession of a GED.

5. Other Requirements: Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and personal automobile insurance. Hiring is contingent upon receiving DOJ/FBI fingerprint clearance or an exemption, a TB test, and clearance on an employment physical.

Schedule: DAYTIME (4 days a week, either 6A-4:30P, 9A-7:30P, OR 1P-11:30P)

Please email us your resume and application to

The D'Amore Difference

At D’Amore, we treat our patients as empowered individuals. Their recovery is as much in their hands as it is in ours. Our “Build Me Up®” program fosters behavioral and cognitive change that empowers patients to create the life they’ve always dreamed of, free from addiction and mental illness. While at D’Amore, patients are treated like family in a warm and nurturing environment where small gestures go a long way, such as our feel-good, homebaked Trudy’s cookies®.