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Substance Abuse Technician

Company: Cedar House Life Change Center
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:About Cedar House Life Change CenterCome join our great team and help us to continue to provide high quality Substance Use Treatment. Use this exciting opportunity with Cedar House to develop your abilities in the rehabilitation field and grow in your career!Cedar House Life Change Center (CHLCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. What started as a small 12-bed alcohol treatment facility for men in 1973, named "Amigo House", is now a 125-bed treatment facility and we are growing! The staff at Cedar House is passionate and dedicated to improving the lives of those suffering from Substance Use Disorders. Cedar House was awarded Top Work Places in 2021 and is an excellent place to begin developing your skills in the treatment and rehabilitation of our clients. Our organization encourages our employees to grow in their positions and promotes from within. We have multi-tiered positions that enable qualified employees to promote into higher positions with higher pay ranges! We offer comprehensive benefits package (see below)!DUTY STATEMENT AND RESPONSIBILITESConduct intake with all beneficiaries including CalOms forms, consent forms, ROI's and assessments as well as orientation to program.Manage bed assignmentsMaintain documentation in beneficiary record which includes intake note, updated case note, discharge note, and shift reportsOversee the self-administration of medication.Receive briefing from prior shift personnel on recent developments.Observe and report beneficiary behavior to case managers and document in beneficiary chart as well as shift report in EHR.Ensure beneficiaries attend all meetings and groups if physically able.Conduct walk throughs of facility and beneficiary rooms every 30 minutes and provide documentation of walk throughKnowledgeable of Confidentiality laws, policies and procedures.Answer telephones and become knowledgeable with referral procedures.Monitor and record vitals of withdrawal management beneficiaries as instructed as well as conduct 30-minute close watch observation and document in beneficiary record.Complete continuing education and trainings as required by Cedar House, County and State mandatesProvide transportation of beneficiaries as neededMaintain a professional demeanor at all times.Perform other duties as assigned or required.Requirements:Understanding of the nature of alcohol/drug addiction and recovery process.Completed twelve years of education or have GED.Agree to enroll and complete a drug studies certificate program or have completed one.Will have 5 years to become certified or must be registered upon hire under an accredited drug and alcohol certification program.Ability to address stressful situations in a calm manner and be able to communicate in a positive way.Maintain current Adult CPR/First Aid/AEDMaintain current certification and/or registration with CAADE, CCAPP, and CADTP.Ability to work with diverse groups of people.Resourcefulness and strong problem-solving skills.BENEFITSExcellent Benefits to include Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance403b Retirement Plan Company matched at $1: $1 up to 6% of Annual SalaryEmployee Assistance PlanVacation 2 weeks accrued per year initially, then incrementally more with longevitySick Leave 48 hours accrued for first year, then 48 hours of sick leave are provided at the beginning of each new year thereafterHolidays 12 paid per yearCOMPENSATION $17.50 - $22.00 per hour***The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable***PM21PI201177300

Keywords: Cedar House Life Change Center, Los Angeles , Substance Abuse Technician, Professions , Bloomington, California

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