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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:

  • Vitals

  • Urine Analysis Collection

  • Point of Care UDS

  • Intoximeter/Breathalyzer

  • Property Search

  • Pulse Oximeter

  • Client Photographs (external camera and uploading into EMR)

  • Handling Biohazard Waste

  • Handwashing

  • 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

  • CPR Certification

  • 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.


ID: 2021-3678

External Company URL:

Street: 888 South Hillhurst