- Works with the multidisciplinary team to support the processes for patients’ admission, transfer, discharge, ongoing observation and care, while ensuring respect and dignity.
- Assists in providing non-professional nursing or other supportive care under the direction and supervision of professional nurses/counselors.
- Ensures ongoing observation of patients and related reporting of their physical condition, attitude, reactions, and behaviors.
- Responsible for the movement of patients to/from daily scheduled activities.
- Ensures the cleanliness of the unit and participates in ongoing general unit cleaning duties.
- Facilitates and promotes patient’s participation in wellness and recreational activities.
- Maintains orderly log entries as assigned relative to room checks, patient belongings, supplies etc.
- Drives patients to appointments or discharge destination in the absence of the driver.
- Adheres to federal and state policies and ensures appropriate releases are obtained to exchange and disclosure necessary client information.
- Maintains proper care and use of program supplies and equipment.
- High school diploma.
- Previous experience in substance use disorder and/or mental health settings.
- Knowledge of the substance use treatment continuum and services and related community resources preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with substance use disorders.
- Driving License Required
Minimum Education Required