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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Residential Technician/Support Staff

Pasadena, USA


Job Description


Residential Technician/Support Staff

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for helping to facilitate clients through their daily programing schedules in a residential substance abuse setting. Day-to-day responsibilities may vary.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. 

• Monitors client’s behaviors and assist client’s needs during shift.

• Works directly with clients receiving detoxification services and monitors progress. Charts client vitals per physician order.

• Supervises self-administered medications with documentation as directed.

• Conducts supportive one-on-one meetings with clients to help resolve issues.

• Documents observations/milieu interventions in client's electronic/paper records.

• Facilitates “small group discussion” group, and other groups as needed.

• Conducts AMA prevention and crisis intervention with immediate notification to Program Director.

• Ensures safety of all clients through regular house checks and client rounds.

• Completes daily shift log.

• Conducts UA drug screen as directed.

• Assists with community outings, 12 step meetings and transportation as needed.

• Facilitates accountability for clients in maintaining room and facility cleanliness.

• Light cleaning responsibilities.

• Participates in staff meetings, team meetings and in-service trainings.

• Maintain ethical boundaries with clients.

• Special Projects as needed.

Required Education and Experience:

• Three or more years of verifiable experience in residential/outpatient substance abuse treatment.

• High school diploma or GED equivalent.

• Valid Drivers License.

• Previous experience in a recovery related field.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of substance abuse related issues and the recovery process.

• Knowledge of the recovery field including the recovery practices and the 12-step process.

• Ability to maintain ethical and professional boundaries with clients and staff members.

• Knowledge of the process and signs of acute withdrawal from substances.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

• Knowledge of HIPAA regulations and guidelines.

• Must be organized, detail oriented, and have the ability to multitask.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

• Must be able to work in a team environment.

• CPR certification


Role: Residential Technician/Support Staff
Job Type:
Location: Pasadena,

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