Detox Technician Part-time (30 hours per week)
Listens to clients concerning all areas of treatment. Maintains safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for clients including crisis intervention. Coordinate activities including lectures, recreation, and meetings. Follows objectives of treatment plans. Communicates with staff either verbally or in written communication logs. Attends company meetings. Attends trainings as necessary. Trains new staff on unit, program, and milieu. Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input. Assisting with interventions with clients. Transports clients to meetings, pick-up and drop-off clients, do store runs, and drop-off and pick-up discharges. Orient clients and new staff to unit, program, and milieu. Clerical duties as needed. All other tasks as appropriate and assigned.
Principal Results Expected: (What performance goals do you expect for this position)
Capable of role modeling to the clients. Helps to maintain a strong clinical program. Staff able to work together to effectively meet the needs of the clients. Maintains positive relationship with clients. Complete required trainings and mandatory training hours.
Profile: (Knowledge/Professional/Technical Competencies)
Strong skills in D&A and mental health treatment. A working knowledge of HIPAA, DDAP, and CARF regulations. Valid Driver’s License.
Drug and Alcohol/ Mental Health experience.
Preferred Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment.
Other (education level, level of computer skills, etc.)
High diploma or equivalent required.
Headquartered in Altoona, PA and founded in 1999, Pyramid Healthcare has been a leader in the provision of behavioral healthcare in Pennsylvania for almost 20 years. Now with over 80 facilities across three states, Pyramid Healthcare is a growing and innovative resource for those seeking treatment for drug or alcohol addiction or mental health issues.
Pyramid Healthcare prides itself on its continuum of care, which allows clients to receive consistent, high-quality treatment, regardless of what stage of recovery they are in.