Texas Health Resources Recovery Specialist PRN Days Mansfield in Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

WORK SCHEDULE:

PRN Days 7am-7pm

Texas Health Recovery and Wellness Center in Mansfield seeks to hire a Substance Abuse Recovery Specialist to work on our new, young-adult unit.

The purpose of this position is to facilitate patient flow while clients are receiving treatment services. These staff members will serve as techs, while supporting both staff and clients.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Associates degree in a mental health or healthcare related field is requirement with no experience

OR

A High School Diploma / GED with at least one year of Substance Abuse or Patient Care Tech experience

OR

A High School Diploma / GED with Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certification.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: See under Education

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

Upon Hire

Current American Heart Association

BCLS- Basic Cardiac Life Support

30 days

Current

CPI- Crisis Prevention Intervention Training

90 days

Current

AHAFA -American Heart Association First Aid Certification

Duties include:

Communicates appropriately by demonstrating active listening and therapeutic communication skills

Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing staff to prioritize care

Anticipates patient/family/visitor needs and takes action to meet those needs

Serves as a resource for addressing treatment issues

Proactive in identifying and reporting complex patient needs to the nurse

Adherence to THR and entity employment policies

Acts as a positive representative in the workplace as well as the community

Practices confidentiality and privacy and complies with HIPPA guidelines

Anticipates and accommodates customer needs, putting patients first

Is a patient advocate

Keep unit and patient areas clean and stocked as required

Collect, label, and send specimens per entity policy

Responds to patient alarms within scope of practice

Demonstrates consistent compliance with fall precautions, fall prevention protocols and policies

Demonstrate ability to accurately perform breathalyzer testing per entity protocol

Patient belongings collected and inventoried per unit standard; document in CareConnect per entity protocol

Performs and documents patient searches and contraband removal/disposition according to policy

Proficient in noticing escalating behavior/signs and symptoms in patients and reporting to nurse

Follow policy and procedure for precautions on patient population as appropriate

Complete unit tasks as needed (i.e. making charts, breaking down charts, copying, faxing, etc.)

Keywords: "Mental Health Tech"; "Mental Health Techs"; "MHT"; "Substance Abuse"; "Wellness"; "Recovery"

Entity Information:

The Texas Health Recovery and Wellness Center in Mansfield, Texas is an 80 bed residential treatment center for the treatment of addictions. The Texas Health Recovery and Wellness Center will have a twelve step focus and treat adults and adolescents. The Center will provide addiction treatment with a focus on wellness and will include yoga, meditation, Tai Chi, massage, water therapies in the swimming pool and extensive outdoor therapies.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.