• Lead Addiction Tech

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Full Time
    Mon - Fri
    Hours of Work
  • Overview

    The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.


    What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.


    Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.


    We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

    Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
    Retirement savings plan with employer match
    Paid time-off
    Tuition reimbursement

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


    Provide work direction to Addiction Technicians specific to site and supervisor needs. Provide patient/client orientation and coordinate various internal processes. Assist supervisor, patients, technicians, clinical and medical staff to ensure a successful rehabilitation process with the Hazelden Betty Ford guidelines, philosophies, policies and procedures.

    • Provide work direction and support to Addiction Technicians and coordinate the workflow and staffing of the Addiction Technician work areas to ensure quality patient/client care and adequate coverage of all technician functions.   
    • As required by site, provide orientation for all new patients ensuring curriculum is completed with each patient (the clinical part of this function is supervised by the Supervisor).
    • As required by site, monitor compliance with self-administration of medications.  
    • As required by site, coordinate various internal processes (i.e., speakers for volunteer program, coordinate lecture schedule, alumni orientation, PANEL and coordination of various visitors).
    • As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, assist patients/clients with recovery activities from admission to discharge.


    Required Qualifications:

    • High School or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years work experience in a similar position
    • CPR/First Aid certification or attain within 30 days

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Vocational or technical training or Bachelors Degree
    • Lead or supervisor experience preferably in the Addiction field or related


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