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Recovery Coordinator, Medical Assistant – Women’s Residential – King City

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Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2020

Job Description

Responsible for the security of a Residential Women’s Alcohol and Drug Program at night.  Serve the special needs of program participants and individuals involved with the criminal justice system. Monitor Guest room clients in detox on an hourly basis. A complete check of rooms twice a night. Preparation for the morning shift with a daily roster and sign-in sheets for committee meetings.  Provide support for residents in recovery from addiction; participate in program activities designed to support environmental change for individual recovery.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Experience in the alcohol and drug addictions field and residential treatment program a plus; if in recovery, approved amount of time in continuous sobriety. Emergency Medical Technicians, nursing students, VNA experience, are encouraged to apply and must have proof of basic safety training.

 

POSITION: Recovery Coordinator

LOCATION: King City, CA

SALARY RANGE: $17.28

SCHEDULE: Weeknights, 9 pm-6 am Part-Time 2-3 days a week

SCHEDULE: Saturday & Sunday 1 pm-10 pm shift Part-time

APPLY BY: Will accept applications until filled

APPLY TO: David Torres at dtorres@sunstreet.org

FAX:  (831) 753-6005 Attn: David Torres

 

Purpose:

Responsible for facilitating the operation of a residential alcohol and drug addiction recovery program as well as serving the special needs of program participants and individuals involved with the criminal justice system, who are under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Provide medical observation and social model recovery. Maintain a safe, cooperative, caring atmosphere.

This position works overnight, and weekends shifts. Coordinator I or II is based on the size of responsibility and education level

 

Principle Responsibilities:

  1. Act as a resource for alcohol and drug addiction information, treatment, education, and/or prevention to the community; provide leadership in a social model of recovery manner.
  2. Monitor Guest Room Clients in Detox every hour. Any serious medical issues must be immediately communicated to the supervisor and/or emergency services, as appropriate.
  3. A complete check of each dorm/bed twice during shift.
  4. Act as Security Guard for the Residential Facility grounds.
  5. Light clerical duties, as assigned, such as making copies, and building intake packets and case file binders.
  6. Supervise office cleaning and security of contents.
  7. Prepare for morning shift including daily roster, sign-ins for committee meetings, and business meetings.
  8. Assist with intake for weekend entry into “Guest Room” (Social Detoxification area).
  9. Crisis and emergency intervention, as needed.
  10. Oversee recreational, vocational or educational activities for program participants.
  11. Assures compliance with all safety regulations.
  12. Assures compliance with all client confidentiality requirements.
  13. Oversee visiting family members
  14. May perform special projects as assigned to assure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience in alcohol and drug addiction treatment, recovery or prevention. If in recovery, an approved amount of time in continuous sobriety.  First Aid training.

 

Reports To:    Program Manager, Assistant Director or Director

Supervisory Responsibility:  None

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Ability to communicate effectively and provide excellent customer service with adults and families.
2. Ability to handle crisis and emergency situations with good judgment and self-restraint.
3. Ability to observe, evaluate, document and communicate verbally and in writing; use of a computer to input observations and required documentation
4. Knowledge of alcohol and drug addiction treatment, recovery, and 12-step recovery process.
5. Ability to work with Community Resources.
6. Ability to communicate in a culturally competent and sensitive manner.

 

NOTE: Employees will be required to be fingerprinted and will be subject to clearance by the Department of Justice.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Racial/ethnic minorities, women, people with disabilities, Vietnam veterans, and people in Recovery are encouraged to apply for all positions.