Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC Patient Care technician - Nights in Ridgefield, Washington
We are looking for Patient Care Technicians to join our team FT Night Shift!
Excellent Starting Pay and Full Benefits
Advanced Recovery Systems is an integrated behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We put behavioral health front and center, providing assistance to people with substance abuse issues, addictions and mental health concerns.
With facilities in various regions of the U.S., we have been furthering this mission since our inception, applying our advanced approach to patient care.
Every facility in the Advanced Recovery Systems network strives to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based therapeutic models that really work. Our goal is to help men, women and adolescents live healthy, happy lives without the burden of substance abuse or mental illness.
The CNA/Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for the observation and monitoring of patients in treatment and reporting duties as indicated. The Behavioral Health Technician I has basic knowledge of substance abuse and/or mental health treatment and will assist patients in a variety of patient activities to include gaining group process skills and assisting patient to gain insight.
Core Job Duties:
Demonstrate ability to perform the following competencies:
Urine Analysis Collection
Point of Care UDS
Client Photographs (external camera and uploading into EMR)
Handling Biohazard Waste
Be sure that patient assignments and responsibilities are understood and in progress
Observe and document the patient’s progress accurately
Assist patients in gaining group process skills
Address problem behaviors
Create atmosphere in which self-disclosure is encouraged
Adhere to time schedules
Assist patients gain insight into problems
Give patient a clear picture of where she stands with regard to progress toward recovery
Enforce program rules and regulations in a firm but fair manner
Confront counter-productive behavior appropriately
Bond with patients and elicit respect
Adapt to different types of patients
Assist nurses in taking vital signs & document in patient’s record. Notify nurse of any abnormalities
Assist patient in managing outside stressors (legal, financial, vocational, etc.) according to the best interests of the patient’s progress in recovery as directed
Communicate with supervisor and keep supervisor informed of significant case developments
Identify patient strengths and weaknesses
Maintain healthy boundaries
Maintain regular contact and open communication with families as needed
Demonstrate good strategic and problem-solving skills
Ensure that documentation is timely, consistent, clear and articulate
Accept and utilize supervision
Address problems noted by supervisor
Demonstrate willingness to accept responsibility
Pursue professional development through participation in education and training programs
Function well as a team member and contribute positively to the morale of staff
Maintain good communication
Reporting any concerns to immediate supervisor.
Other duties as assigned
High School diploma or equivalent.
Preferred enrolled in college or training for nursing, social work, psychology, or a related degree
Adult Facilities: prefer experience working with adults
Children and Adolescent Facilities: prefer experience working with children and adolescents
Standard First Aid Certification
We offer great benefits including 401(k), paid time off plan, medical, dental, vision, and much more.
Advanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We invite you to learn more about us at our website!
The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO
We are proud to be a drug-free workplace.
External Company URL: https://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/careers/
Street: 888 South Hillhurst