MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF DUTCHESS COUNTY JOB POSTING FOR:
PROGRAM ASSISTANT/ADDICTION SERVICES
Assist in maintaining the day-to-day operations of the residential program.
Provide support for therapeutic groups/activities as needed.
Model healthy boundaries and social skills within the program milieu.
Document notable and/or significant interactions & observations with residents in the shift/staff communication logbook.
Provide general direction and support to residents and assist with daily living activities.
Accountable for resident population at curfew and security of the premises.
Coordinate early morning activities (rising, breakfast, transportation, etc.) and evening/weekend activities.
Perform safety and security check of the facility and residents.
Perform routine and random searches of resident’s personal property.
Administer routine and random Breathalyzer tests and rapid multi-panel drug screens.
Assist and oversee residents with self-administration of medication.
A valid NYS driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Successfully complete a criminal background check review.
Experience with direct care in a community residential setting.
Experience in addiction services preferred.
Ability to relate constructively with an adult population in a community residential setting.
Ability to maintain consistent and accurate implementation of policies and procedures.
Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem
Day Shift, Evenings, Weekends
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