Addiction Technician

US-MN-Plymouth
ID
2017-6118
Status
Full Time
Shift
Evening
Schedule
Tues - Sat
Hours of Work
4:00pm - 12:30am

Overview

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.

 

Over the course of a year, we:

  • Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida
  • Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.
  • Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers
  • Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world

One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!

 

What are we looking for?

  • Individuals with a Client, Customer, and/or Stakeholder Focus 
  • Results-oriented attitude
  • Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork
  • Courage and Commitment
  • Adaptability and Learning Agility

What do we offer?

  • Competitive Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc)
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Training Opportunities
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free on-site gym (Center City, Plymouth & Rancho Mirage)

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Responsibilities

Assist clients and staff with team needs throughout the facility. Assist with addressing the treatment process within the organizational guidelines, philosophies, policies and procedures. Review patient/client activities and relate observations to staff. Ensure building is in compliance with fire and safety regulations.  Provide clerical support to the treatment team, medication services, patient scheduling and management of unit office/tech station.

 

  • Review and support the recovery activities of patients/clients and relate observations to appropriate staff.
  • As a member of the treatment team, assist patients/clients from admission through discharge.
  • As required by site, monitor and maintain patient/client’s medications.
  • Ensure site/building is in compliance with safety regulations including fire and guest/visitor expectations (site-specific).
  • As required by site:

    ·         Accompany residents/patients/clients to scheduled appointments, meetings, grocery store, etc.

    ·         Manage money restricting program within organization guidelines.

    ·         Assist in performing toxicology screenings

    ·         Support resident/patient/client vocational goals

     

Qualifications

Required

  • 21+ years of age
  • High school or equivalent
  • Minimum one year freedom from chemical use problems
  • Current CPR certification or obtain within 60 days of hire
  • Current Self-Administration of Medication Certification or must obtain within 90 days as applicable to sites.
  • Current Driver's License and ability to meet driving criteria: no major motor vehicle violations within the past 3 years, no capital violations within the last 5 years.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience working in the addiction treatment industry
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • 2 or more years’ experience in understanding of the Twelve Step Process/Program

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