55 Silver Behavioral Health Technician Santa Ana, CA · Full time

The Tech functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient observation, interaction, role modeling, and driving residents to appointments as needed.

Description

Shifts

SWING and NOC shifts available


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in admission of new residents, which includes orienting resident to unit and program, checking resident for contraband and caring for resident’s valuables and belongings.
  • Assists clients in the recovery process.
  • Provides resident supervision in coordination with the clinical staff.
  • Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationship with residents within the guidelines of the clinical programs.
  • Prepare nutritious meals for clients during the shift.
  • Transports residents off the property when necessary, including driving to A.A./N.A. meetings, doctor appointments, or other required destinations.
  • Observe and document client self-administration of medications. Prepares controlled medication handoff. Inventories and notifies clinical staff of low inventory medications.
  • Provide case management services, including facilitating groups, completing case management notes, assessment of general needs, and follow-ups to ensure that their case management needs are being met by program.
  • Performs all necessary documentation regarding clients (i.e.: rounds, vitals or COWS/CIWA, group sessions)
  • Performs tasks related to general center maintenance, such as bed making, room check, care of resident’s belongings, general center cleanliness, and minor property maintenance.
  • Is aware of physical and safety factors on the unit, performs security rounds and reports unsafe conditions to a supervisor.
  • Assists residents through the discharge process.
  • Responsible for all other duties assigned by a supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • RAD-T, SUDRC, or CATC from CCAPP, CAADE, or CADTP preferred OR willing to get registered with a DHCS approved SUD counselor organization within 14 days (Obtained during onboarding or before).
  • Previous experience in mental health counseling or other related field(s) ()Preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Hardworking and Reliable
  • Has the ability to listen actively when spoken to and effectively communicate their thoughts to others
  • Has valid drivers license and clean record
  • Is able to work alone, but also as a team with fellow staff in the business setting and actively seek out advice and/or guidance in order to solve problems
  • The Candidate will have good time management skills and actively seek to accomplish tasks and be able to use a variety of methods and ideas to solve problems; whilst also being open to suggestions from others to find solutions

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods. Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds. May be required to ascend/descend stairs

Salary

$19 - $20 per hour