Recovery Health Technician-Temporary Full-Time

Center of Hope · RIVERTON, Wyoming
Department Center of Hope
Employment Type Temporary Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

                             


Each day at Volunteers of America, we strive to exemplify our foundational pillar of Servant Leadership and Cultural Values of Communication, Compassion, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence.


 



This is a temporary position with the potential of becoming permanent.


Summary/Objective 


 The Recovery Health Technician monitors and assists patients in a residential facility who are receiving treatment for substance use and co-occurring disorders.


Essential Functions


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  •  Ensure patients complete all paperwork and all intake/discharge processes
  • Ensure patient compliance with program guidelines and log patients' daily actions and behaviors
  • Continuously monitor patients for mental and physical well-being, including signs of illness or injury, substance use or conflict with other patients and report observations
  • Working in concert with the patient’s counselor, aid patients of the 12-steps program, productive use of time, coping with emotional and program concerns
  • Chart patient medication usage
  • Conduct inspection rounds of the facility to observe patient behavior and ensure the facility is clean and hazard free
  • Transport patients to appointments and meetings in the community
  • Perform patient drug testing


Competencies


  • Effective communicator; assertive when necessary
  • Cool under pressure and able to manage crisis
  • Confidential with patient information
  • Empathetic and able to relate to patients with addiction
  • Organized with time management skills to meet tight deadlines
  • Continuous demonstration of behaviors aligned with a posture of servant leadership and our cultural values


Supervisory Responsibility


This position has no supervisory responsibilities


 


Work Environment


This job operates in a residential treatment facility environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and smartphones.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to bend or stoop as necessary.  This position must be mobile throughout the facility, as well as work on a computer for periods.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work


This is a full-time or part-time status dependent on the position hired for in a 24/7 facility. Days and hours of work vary according to the assigned shift.


Travel


Little to no travel is expected for this position.


Required Education, Experience or Eligibility Qualifications


  • High School education or equivalent
  • Proficient with a variety of computer software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Suite and desktop publishing


Preferred Education and Experience


Previous Human Services training and experience


EEO Statement


 


VOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA).

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  • Location
    RIVERTON, Wyoming
  • Department
    Center of Hope
  • Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level