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Support Technician

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Support Technician in Los Angeles County

  • CRI-Help, Inc.
  • Full time
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  • Los Angeles County
  • 06/09/2018
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Support Technicians / Drug & Alcohol (North Hollywood)

North Hollywood non-profit Drug and Alcohol Treatment program seeks full-time support technicians who will provide leadership and supervision for clients.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and direct clients in the performance of all job assignments, assisting as needed
  • Ensure all clients report to their respective groups five minutes before group time, so that role can be taken and the groups can start on time
  • Actively check on client performance of their assigned tasks
  • Complete necessary client documentation, logs, maintenance reports, incident reports, etc., and assist when necessary
  • Document notable observations in the observation log and pass them on to the Chemical Dependency Worker (CDW)
  • Complete discharge forms and forward discharge information to all appropriate parties
  • Tour the facility on a continual basis
  • Supervise all indoor and outdoor activities
  • Conduct routine urinalysis drug testing, skin checks, shake downs, eye checks, and searches of clients / and/or their belongings upon return to the facility
  • Attend shift change meetings and stay informed of activities occurring on your shift, (arrival of new clients, discharges, illnesses, emergencies, etc.)
  • Read all communications to Support Technician staff and review as needed
  • Assist Chief Support Technician and Assistant Chief Support Technician in ensuring that a clean, safe environment is maintained and report and all issues that might compromise the maintenance of a safe, secure and clean facility
  • Stay abreast of policies / procedures and changes thereto

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Client Relations
  • Time Management
  • Must knowledgeable in identifying patterns common to this population

 

EDUCATION / TRAINING

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certification of CPR/First Aid Training must be provided within 30 days of hire. Certification must be maintained. Online certifications will not be accepted.
  • Within 30 days of hire, must be registered with CCAPP or CADTP to become an addictions counselor

 

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Must have at least 1 year of qualifying job experience.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • If a recovering addict / alcoholic, must have six months of continuous abstinence from drugs and / or alcohol, and undergo random drug screening.



CRI-Help, Inc.

CRI-Help, Inc., an organization established in 1971, maintains as its mission an increasing commitment to: the belief that addiction is a treatable disease; provide programs of treatment, education, prevention, counseling and rehabilitation for chemically dependent individuals and their families; im...