Resident Technician, Part-Time

Resident Technician (Part-Time)

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility in Altadena, CA has immediate openings for Resident Technician (Part-Time).

Job Title: Resident Technician (Part Time)

Reports To: Lead Resident Technician, Operations Assistant & Regional Operations Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Coordinates and supervises activities of clients residing at a residential drug and alcohol treatment center in Altadena, CA as outlined below.
– Part Time Position (approx. 16 to 25 hours per week)
– Must be open to a flexible work schedule
– Must be willing to work weekends for the following shifts:  Day shift (8a-5p); overnight/graveyard shift (12am – 8am); swing shift (3:30pm – midnight); also, must be available to fill in shifts for those who call out.
• Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds
• Must present a negative TB Mantoux test
• Must have a up-to-date CPR and First Aid training certification
• Valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance
• Must have an understanding of the Disease Concept of Chemical Dependency and co-occurring psychiatric disorders
• Thorough understanding of the value and importance of 12 Step Recovery in the treatment of Chemical Dependency preferred
• Working toward a career in Chemical Dependency treatment preferred duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure clients are abiding by the Program Rules
• Initial construction and maintenance of patient record or chart
• Perform weekly chart audit
• Ensure correct policies are followed for storage of medications (including prescription (Rx) and over the counter (OTC) medications)
• Monitor the intake of all medications and document on the “Medication Record” form in client’s file
• Answer and respond to incoming phone calls, routing calls, and taking and delivering messages when appropriate
• Record client’s whereabouts and activities on the “Safety Rounds” form every 1 hour.
• Monitor clients that have been identified as high risk every 15 minutes or as directed by Clinical Supervisor
• Monitor client’s use of telephone, or internet, to assure the use is in accordance with that authorized by the Primary Counselor or Clinical Supervisor
• Take and record vital signs in the client’s file daily, unless otherwise specified by Clinical Supervisor
• Record all pertinent information in communication logbook, keeping all staff informed of clients’ activities and facility needs
• Perform new client intakes by completing the intake packet to include obtaining client’s signatures on documents.
• Familiarize new clients with Ridgeview Ranch rules and guidelines, as well as our schedule and provide them with a client handbook.
• Perform client discharge by following instructions on discharge sheet
• Transport clients to 12-step meetings and monitor/supervise them
• Compensation: $13.25 per hour
If you feel you are qualified for this position, please submit your employment application and resume with current contact information, salary requirements and cover letter (optional) by uploading these documents on our website or email to; Attention: Ridgeview Ranch Human Resources Department. Human Resources will contact qualified candidates for an interview.

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