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Behavioral Health Technician (RADT)

Company: Coachella Valley Recovery Center
Location: Cathedral City
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

The Role:

The Registered Alcohol & Drug Technician (RADT) supports the mission of Coachella Valley Recovery Center (CVRC) by assisting clients in learning and regaining control over their own lives and their own recovery process. CVRC operates a six-bed, residential detox facility for male clients.

CVRC is looking to hire personnel to cover swing and night shifts and/or on-call. Depending on candidate and availability, opportunities could be part-time or full-time.

The RADT helps to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment to promote well-being, encouragement, and safety to assist clients continue their recovery. The RADT is responsible for the provision of client substance abuse recovery treatment including, case coordination, direct case management and advocacy, outreach and training, and general social services support.

Key Duties:

Provide a healthy, safe, comfortable, and clean residence for clients during their treatment with CVRC

Assisting with oversight of clients' daily schedules, and ensuring they are within Program Rules, policies and procedures, and Federal and State regulations

Monitor and report accordingly to ensure client activities are done in a safe and orderly manner

Refer clients to his therapist/counselor for psychological/emotional issues

Transportation of CVRC clients to offsite recovery activities, as needed

Monitoring and maintaining the condition of the facility and facility vehicles, reporting any deficits to the Lead RADT or Program Director

Monitoring, maintaining and complying with health and safety policies, procedures, and incident handling, including completing associated documentation in a timely manner

Cooperation and close communication with CVRC management and clinical staff

The Requirements:

Knowledge and experience with 12-Step recovery programs, the treatment process, along with the problems and issues associated with substance abuse and related disorders.

Minimum of six (6) months of work experience specifically in the field of chemical dependency, substance abuse, psychiatric care and/or social service.

Holds a valid CCAPP credential, minimum of Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT-I).

Registration with State of California Board of Behavioral Health as a registered associate with number

Strong writing (clinical and non-clinical), oral communication and inter-personal skills

Ability to handle confidential, sensitive and/or stressful situations while not taking things personal

Belief in an expansive view of job responsibilities being what is needed and not being limited to bullet points on paper

Good technology skills and experienced documenting care within an electronic health record system (EHR), preferably Kipu

Valid California Driver's License (with minimum of five (5) years driving experience) and a driving record which is acceptable and insurable (typically

Other Considerations:

CVRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CVRC will consider applicants with a criminal history, completion of a background check and discussion with candidate regarding their history. CVRC shall have the exclusive and sole discretion to determine on a case-by-case basis whether an applicant's history is a consideration.

Hiring will be contingent upon clearance of a TB test, drug screen and pre-employment physical. Current First Aid and CPR certification will also be required (or willing to obtain). Current vaccinations will be required, only exceptions required by law (e.g., medical, religious) will be considered.

Candidates only, no staffing agencies or recruiters please

Keywords: Coachella Valley Recovery Center, Cathedral City , Behavioral Health Technician (RADT), Engineering , Cathedral City, California

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