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Requisition Number: 9096
Position Title: Support Staff
Division: Addiction Services
Program Name: Women's Residence - New Day
Location: Somerville
Hours: 24 hours
Schedule: Th, Fri and Sun 3:30p-11:30p
Date Posted: 08/01/2019
Responsibilities: Job Summary: This position is responsible for enforcing the policies and procedures of the program, help maintain a safe environment for the clients, and provide support in the framework of recovery from substance abuse and alcoholism. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities : Respond appropriately to any emergency situation. Contact on-call staff when necessary. Oversee and monitor the proper distribution and intake of all client medication. Provide care for program participants and maintain order by monitoring client activities, providing crisis intervention and resolving conflicts, as needed. Maintain all safety and security policies and procedures, including bed checks, building security, and fire safety. Maintain daily logs. Monitor and maintain inventory of all program supplies, and assist staff responsible for purchasing of all supplies, as needed. Attend staff meetings as scheduled. Other duties as assigned. Decisions Made on Own Enforcement of all program policies and procedures as they pertain to clients, and maintaining protocols in the event of making spot decisions relative to a client’s health and safety, including crisis interventions, referrals, and restrictions. Make 911 emergency calls, if necessary. Make decisions as to when a situation needs to be brought to the attention of the Program Director or Senior Treatment Coordinator. Decisions Requiring Approval Issues related to client discipline or restriction. Any changes or additions regarding client medication must be brought to the attention of the Program Director.
Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Required High School Diploma or GED Knowledge of modality specific issues, such as substance abuse or homelessness. Must be knowledgeable with the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Record (Title 42CFR-Part 2) Skills Required Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to follow and enforce the policies and procedures of the program. Be able to work independently. Ability to perform assigned duties while maintaining a perspective as to the place occupied in the rehabilitative community. Able to accept supervision and be part of a team. Ability to manage stress. Ability to respond physically to needs of the clients or other house issues on all floors.
Driver's License Required? No

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