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Detox Specialist

Company: Horizon Services, Inc.
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Who are we?Horizon Services, Inc. (HSI) is a nonprofit established in 1974 with the goal of reducing substance use related challenges for people from all walks of life, including those from some of the most disenfranchised and marginalized communities. We practice our values of Integrity, Respect, Diversity, and Quality to provide residential treatment, withdrawal management, and sobering programs to support the well-being of women, men, youth, LGBTQ, and BIPOC clients to live healthy, fulfilling and constructive lives. HSI is an inclusive workplace and a learning community where our collective experiences enrich each other's growth. -How can you make a difference in people's lives?In this role, you'll make a difference in the lives of people with substance use challenges, and often with co-occurring conditions. You'll use and grow your skills in compassionate care, crisis intervention and de-escalation, in a supportive and inclusive work environment. You'll have the opportunity to help people who are just discovering possibilities in their journey, going from a place of hopelessness to a place where they are valued and have the potential for a better life. -Principal Duties and Responsibilities: -

Greet all visitors, incoming clients, and colleagues in a welcoming, professional manner.Engage with all clients individually and collectively using Horizon Services philosophy and practices. Provide program orientation to incoming clientsCollect and check all client property at admission in accordance with safety procedures. Monitor client behavior and activities and professionally intervene when appropriateEnsure the cleanliness and orderliness of all Detox Center facilities, bedrooms, and common client areas. Primarily responsible for meal preparation and distribution to clients throughout the shift. Assist clients with laundry and bed preparation.Answer incoming telephone calls as neededMonitor cleanliness of immediate outside areas of the Detox Center. While assisting clients with meals and clean-up, provide continual monitoring of behavioral and withdrawal symptoms that could lead to crisis. Develop and maintain positive, collaborative working relationships with all Cherry Hill team members.Maintain daily collaborations with Sobering/Crisis Services staff of all levels for maximum operational efficiency.Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all - - - - - current and new agencies Cherry Hill/HSI is coordinating with.Maintain attendance and punctuality to perform duties as scheduled and assigned.Attend all mandatory staff meetings and required agency meetings unless excused by Program Director.Responsible for informing Program Manager of household, environmental, participant, and personal needs when appropriate.Maintain a basic knowledge of medications used by clients.Drive program vehicle when necessary.Perform any other duties as assigned by Program Manager -What will make you successful in this role?
Certification as Substance Abuse Counselor in CA or Registered and actively working on certification.Experience with Alameda County systems, Insyst, and Clinicians Gateway.Experience with substance use, mental health and human services direct service or supervision experience.Demonstrated knowledge of alcoholism/addiction treatment and Motivational Interviewing concepts and techniques;Able to handle and de-escalate emergency situations.Flexible schedule: must be willing to work days and nights on a rotating basis;Must show a demonstrated knowledge of computers; including but not limited to, data input, internet navigation, Microsoft word, etc. -Ability to write clear narrative reports and treatment notes. -What else is required?
  • Valid California driver's license with a good driving record and car insurance.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certificate desirable
  • Current Flu vaccine/flu shot -Compensation and BenefitsWe are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time and part time employees over 20 hours per week.
    100% of medical, dental, Life and LTD for the employee and 50% for any dependents medical and dental coverage PTO and Holiday pay.Retirement benefits after 6 months of service.Training and CEU opportunities. And of course, the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to a team of mindful, caring and passionate people at work every day! -Salary: -$20.97. -Available for a full-time position. -Horizon Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Powered by JazzHR

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