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BJC HealthCare

Therapeutic Class Specialist - Day Treatment


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse


Farmington, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Eligible for sign on bonus up to $1500

  • 40 hours per week
  • Day Shift, 7am - 4 pm
  • Monday - Friday; No Weekends, Holidays or On-Call
  • Farmington, MO. Facility
  • Benefits Eligible
  • Experience in behavioral health and education field is a plus!
  • Working with students in either our Elementary (3rd through 8th) or Highschool (9th through 12th) day treatment programs.



BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran�ois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

The Therapeutic Classroom Specialist serves in a multi-faceted capacity in support of the Day Treatment program. This position facilitates classroom activity and the education of its students, helping them to stay in school, their community, and their home, while preventing unnecessary psychiatric hospitalizations and improving their overall functioning. This position also develops & implements lesson plans and activities, and communicates client progress with other Day Treatment professionals.


Creates journals, lesson plans, skilled activities, and games for physical fitness.Provides minute-by-minute supervision of and direction for student behaviors.Interacts with the students in a positive and healthy manner.Generates daily notes in Avatar; records client behaviors reflecting treatment plan progress.Keeps the classroom organized, clean, and therapeutic.

Minimum Requirements


Associate's Degree


2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Preferred Requirements


Bachelor's Degree
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer