Behavior Health Technician - I
Company: ABC Recovery Center, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Recovery Technician position provides assistance to Case
Managers, Therapists, Counselors, Admissions and any other
department as needed. The Recovery Technician provides ongoing
support to clients aligning with the goal of living a
Decision-making is primarily technical with established
policies, procedures and standards providing the basis for
compliance decisions. Problems range from simple to complex.
Research, consultation with others, and developing solutions is an
expected and routine part of the work. There is significant
interaction with a variety of others in situations that require
sensitivity, flexibility and the ability to influence others.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Aid residents requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse
- Formulate program for treatment and rehabilitation of client,
using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling
and treatment techniques.
- Advise clients individually and in group sessions to assist in
overcoming alcohol and drug dependency.
- Closely observe and physically check each client receiving
detoxification services at least every 30 minutes during the first
72 hours following admission. Physical checks must be
- Observe all detox and residential clients by conducting
headcounts and safety monitoring.
- Monitor clients medication and maintain logs documenting
- Adhere to medication policies and procedures.
- Prepare daily reports.
- Deliver assigned educational module groups and oversee
- Perform administrative duties such as filing, copying,
answering phones, etc.
- Maintain shift communication logs.
- Assist with and participate in all regularly scheduled social
recovery activities and services occurring during an assigned
- Attend and participate in mandated staff meetings and scheduled
team meeting and trainings as required.
- Assist with the coordination of maintaining the program food
and supply needs as needed.
- Provide support in a professional, courteous, confidential, and
timely manner to other employees or any other individual requiring
assistance related to the essential functions of this
- Maintain the confidentiality of residents, employees, and the
- Maintain professional relationships and observe the appropriate
boundaries and limits with clients.
- Maintain appropriate attendance record.
- Understanding of ACA procedures and interventions used in
keeping clients engaged in treatment
- Other duties as assigned.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability
required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period
of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
- Moderate clinical skills.
- Understanding of treatment program structure and facility
policies and procedures.
- Must be detail oriented.
- Able to work under pressure with flexibility and
- Strong interpersonal, organizational and analytical
- Structure and content of the English language including the
meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and
- Principles and processes for providing client services. This
includes client meeting quality standards for services, and
evaluation of client satisfaction.
- Exceptional client/client service with the ability to resolve
- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information
to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to
- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential
actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Ability to handle multiple priorities with a sense of
- Excellent interpersonal communication (verbal and written) and
- Accountability for personal attitudes and behavior.
- Listen to and understand information and ideas presented
through verbal and written words and sentences.
- Communicate information and ideas verbally and written so
others will understand.
- Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers
that make sense.
- Identify/recognize when something is wrong or is likely to go
wrong and know who to involve for resolution.
- Generate various ideas about a given topic.
Physical Demands and Working Environment:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job
- Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard clinical
environment with extensive client contact and frequent
interruptions. Due to the nature of the work, the associate may be
exposed to bodily fluids and odors on an occasional basis.
- Vision: Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability
and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for
prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel,
crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light
to moderate amounts of weight (up to 40 pounds); to operate office
equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination
including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate
to exchange information.
- Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without
Education and Experience:
- High School diploma or GED
- Enrollment as an intern with either CAADE or CCAPP and the
willingness to obtain a certification within 5 years.
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a behavioral health
- Valid drivers license
- Must have and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
- Associates or Bachelors degree
- Have valid drivers license and proof of
- Four (4) years of experience in a behavioral health
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