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Med Tech / Resident Advisor

Company: Benchmark Transitions
Location: Yucaipa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The primary responsibility of the Med Tech/Resident Advisor is to oversee client care and provide a physically and emotionally safe environment in accordance with policies and procedures with medical and clinical principles. Oversee medication observation and observe and record physical symptomologies such as vital signs, and withdrawal symptoms. Supervise clients during normal business hours and after-hours providing coaching as needed and providing quality service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and provide health care as needed to support clinical treatment
  • Observe and record medication disbursement and management
  • Ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment
  • Act as a liaison to all health care providers providing timely communication about client needs and issues
  • Acclimate and introduce new clients to program.
  • Assist clients with life skills such as menu planning, shopping, and housekeeping
  • Monitor clients for safety issues, enforcing consequences and privileges as directed by treatment team in conjunction with team leader and case manager
  • Provide transportation for clients as needed
  • Maintain medical supplies and work areas in accordance to licensing standards and organization policy
  • Provide appropriate and accurate documentation of health care records.
  • Support daily operations as directed. Assist with group sessions and individual coaching
  • Maintain positive interaction between staff and clients
  • Provide crisis intervention when necessary
  • Maintain required training and certifications
  • Attend required meetings and communication sessions

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of general work practices and work ethic
  • Proficient knowledge in detoxification protocols and documentation methods
  • Strong knowledge of health care techniques and procedures equivalent with level of training and certification
  • Ability to maintain a schedule of events and arrive promptly
  • Flexible individual displaying accuracy and dependability
  • Ability to follow Benchmark Transitions policies and procedures
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and organization in a fast paced environment during all situations
  • Ability to consistently maintain mental and emotional stability and express assertive personality when necessary
  • Ability to effectively write and verbally communicate in English
  • Basic ability to read and interpret documents at a basic level, such as reports, spreadsheets, and instruction and procedure manuals.
  • Basic ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Intermediate computer skills preferred
  • Excellent customer services skills including by person, e-mail or telephone
  • Proficient ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and create resolution
  • Excellent ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent ability to plan and manage time
  • Proficient in crisis intervention and management, knowledge of behavior management techniques and verbal de-escalation processes
  • Must be able to interact with participants in a responsible and empathetic manner and to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Must successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam and health screen
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license and be eligible for auto insurance coverage

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff may encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The employee must work both alone and closely with others.

Employee may be subject to verbal and/or physical confrontation initiated by program participants.

Keywords: Benchmark Transitions, Yucaipa , Med Tech / Resident Advisor, Other , Yucaipa, California

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