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By June 28, 2017 No Comments
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First Steps Recovery is growing, and we are currently looking for qualified, compassionate people committed to long term recovery in the lives of people struggling with drug or alcohol addiction.

Current Open Positions:

Drug and Alcohol Counselor

‪Job Duties:

  • ‪Individual and group counseling, case management, education and community outreach, and referrals to appropriate services and community resources
  • ‪Conduct intake assessments and program orientation for new patients and family members
  • Complete biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plans, utilization reviews, and progress notes
  • ‪Participation in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings
  • ‪Maintenance of individual client treatment files in accordance with agency policies and procedures, Joint Commission standards, and all applicable state and federal laws
  • ‪General client supervision including planning and scheduling therapeutic activities;
  • ‪Supervision of patients during structured and non-structured activities
  • Light housekeeping and cooking
  • ‪Any other duties as assigned.

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Residential Support Staff

Job Duties:

  • Providing support and supervision to patients in recovery.
  • Client rounds on a half hour basis, checking vitals and documentation on rounds sheet
  • Responsible to read shift log at beginning of shift and complete their own shift log and essential tasks contained therein by conclusion of shift.
  • Complete new admission intake procedures according to Program policies on all new admissions (UA, belongings searches, paperwork).
  • Documentation of daily progress in client files. Overnight staff: to document quantity and quality of sleep in progress notes.
  • Medications for clients in accordance to Program and DHCS guidelines
  • Administering detoxification protocols (completion of CIWA, COWS forms, vital signs, rounds) on all detoxification clients.
  • Possible Transportation of clients to appointments, meetings etc.
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Logging of new medications or medication changes according to DHCS and our Detox Center procedures.
  • Filing, copies, other office duties as assigned.
  • Assist, teach and/or supervise clients with general household chores, cleanliness and food preparation clean up as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Students within the behavioral health field will be able to facilitate groups at times, with supervision.

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Medical Assistant 

Job Duties

  • Patient rounds on a half hour basis: checking vitals, completing symptoms checklists, and documenting in medical records
  • Complete new admission intake procedures according to program policies (UA, belongings searches, paperwork).
  • Documentation of daily progress in patient files.
  • Supervise self-administration of medications.
  • Administering detoxification protocols (completion of CIWA, COWS forms, vital signs, rounds).
  • Transportation of clients to appointments, meetings etc.
  • Crisis Intervention.
  • Logging of new medications or medication changes according to DHCS and program procedures.
  • Ability to read, follow, and document doctor’s orders.
  • Assist, teach and/or supervise clients with general household chores, cleanliness and food preparation clean up as required.
  • Facilitate groups within your scope of competence (health education, etc.).
  • Ensures patient and staff compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned.

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