Gosnold on Cape Cod Recovery Aide-Awake Overight in Falmouth, Massachusetts
WE ARE HIRING: RECOVERY AIDES for awake overnight shifts Shift differential paid for all overnight shifts QUALIFICATIONS: Experience, training, and/or education in the field of addiction or mental health. Ability to relate and communicate effectively with patients in a treatment setting. Knowledge and understanding of sanitation, cleanliness, safety and facility upkeep. Knowledge of basic treatment concepts and ability to lead recovery/twelve step discussion groups (shift appropriate only). Current valid Massachusetts Driver?s License and acceptable driving record. Computer literacy preferred. Must be CPR certifiable. Must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the admitting team in patient admission including checking in and storing valuables, assisting patient with activities of daily living, taking and monitoring vital signs, obtaining urine drug samples if necessary, and other related patient care functions. Participate in recovery oriented socialization via informal interactions with patients, circulating in the program to monitor patient activity, and ensuring adherence to the program?s residency guidelines. Transport patients to appointments related to their treatment plan including recovery homes, court proceedings, medical and entitlement visits, detox centers, referral locations, etc. In acute care programs transport patients from various locations to the detoxification unit. (Shift Appropriate Only) Monitor recreational activities and participate with other staff to coordinate these activities. Conduct recovery oriented patient twelve step discussion groups. (Shift Appropriate Only) In residential programs, oversee patient medication self-administration including tracking refills, documenting medication schedules (dosages and times) in medication log, coordinating self-administration program with other shifts and consulting pharmacies. (Shift Appropriate Only) Document observations, activities, and participation in appropriate records including the patient record, shift logs and in the preparation of incident reports. Data entry of patient information into electronic record system, including ESM where required. Participate in required educational and in-service training programs including CPR and First Aid. Perform housekeeping and custodial tasks in accordance with Gosnold?s established standards of sanitation and safety. Other duties as assigned. The Recovery Aide reports to the Recovery Aide Supervisor, or designee.