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Women & Children Residential - Behavioral Healthcare Technician I

Valley Hope Opportunities Littleton ,CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

This posting is for the New Directions for Families Center which is a residential substance abuse treatment program for women and their dependent children up to 12 years old and/or for pregnant women. **This is a women's only therapeutic environment.**

Valley Hope is a place where you can achieve professional growth by meeting the challenge of saving lives every day. Our clients include individuals, schools, law enforcement, government, healthcare providers and other influencers to ensure everyone has access to resources enabling healthier addiction free lifestyle choices. Valley Hope is where you can make an extraordinary difference.

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact, conquering addiction one patient and family at a time?

JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   The following sets forth the primary responsibilities of this Behavioral Health Technician I is not an exhaustive list.   

  • Conducts admission assessment for potential patients.
  • Gathers history on patients entering Valley Hope’s treatment program as directed by supervising clinical staff.
  • Identifies patient risk factors such as suicide and violence.
  • Meets with patients in both individual and group sessions as designated by onsite supervisor.
  • Monitors the residential milieu for safety; interacts with patients and children as appropriate.
  • Plans and assists with the implementation of continuing care for assigned patients.
  • Facilitates educational sessions as well as patient group activities.
  • Identifies needed recovery resources for housing, childcare, education, vocational development, mental health, community support groups and medical care; provides assistance to patients in accessing those resources.
  • Provides education regarding substance use disorders, mental illness and prevention to patients, family members, and significant others.
  • Works with all relevant and interested external parties including family members, agencies, managed care organizations, and insurance companies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Required:  This position requires the following educational and/or job experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences, human services or social work.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP) certification within 3 months of hire.

Preferred:

  • Certified Addiction Counselor at a Level II or higher.
  • One (1) plus years of work experience in substance abuse counseling industry.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
  • Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP) certification.

 

Direct Report to: New Direction Program Director

Job Type: Full-Time

Schedule: 12:00 am - 8:00 am; Sunday - Thursday

Job Location:  Littleton, CO

Salary: $14.22 – 18.84 Hourly

Salary commensurate with education and experience. #ZR

 

 

Company Description
Our Mission is to provide a quality continuum of comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment and related services, in a caring atmosphere and at a reasonable price, for all people experiencing problems with alcohol or other drug use.

Valley Hope Opportunities

Our Mission is to provide a quality continuum of comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment and related services, in a caring atmosphere and at a reasonable price, for all people experiencing problems with alcohol or other drug use.

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Littleton, CO
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