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Detox Support Staff- $1000 hiring bonus

Company: Willamette Family, Inc.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
About the agency:Consider a career at Willamette Family! We are a longstanding behavioral healthcare provider that strives to support our community.Willamette Family was recently accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), noting that we meet or exceed the national standards for excellence in behavioral healthcare.COVID 19 MANDATEAs our facilities are considered residential healthcare facilities Willamette Family is required to follow state mandates around Masking and the COVID-19 vaccination.Detox Support Staff Summary:This position provides direct patient care for our medically monitored 24hour 7 days a week 22-bed detoxification center and a non-medical sobering service. Has the support of the Director, Nursing Manager, and Nursing Care Provider on duty, the Support Staff Supervisor, and Lead Aide. The facility operates 24/7.Signing Bonus of $1000; $500 at time of hire and $500 at the successful completion of 6-month trial serviceMultiple Shift Types Available!Employee Benefits include: (For Full-time and Part-time Employees)Health, Dental, Vision, life, and Supplemental insurance optionsHealthcare Flexible Spending (FSA)403b Retirement Savings with company matchRobust time off package including paid sick leave, vacation time, and holidays for all full-time and regular part-time employeesTraining and education benefits for employees who are employed for 24 months or longer as well as continued education training supportand more!ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The primary responsibility of each staff member is to provide safety, respect and assure all patient rights are adhered to.Maintain confidentiality of all patients and their records according to ISSR/OAR's, 42 CFR Part 2 & HIPAA.Review shift logs at the beginning of each shift.Keeps and maintains shift log for each shift to include: notation of any incidents, admissions, and discharges.Assures that visitors have signed a Visitors AgreementChecks all property brought in by visitors and patients to assure that contraband is not on the property at any time.Assures that volunteers and community service workers as appropriate, complete household chores, and maintain the center in a clean and sanitary way.Assist and be responsible to Nursing Care Provider and Sub-Acute Detoxification Technician on duty as needed and within aide responsibility guidelines.Assist Nursing Care Provider and Sub-Acute Detoxification Technician in hourly monitoring and observation of all patients/guests.Complete all assigned tasks included on the aide checklist for their shift.Attends staff meetings, in-service training, supervision, and any other ongoing education and training program as required by the Program Director.Keeps self-aware of all agency policies and procedures, and adheres to them.Conducts self on and off the Center in a professional manner, being aware each staff member represents the agency in the community.Possess an understanding of appropriate client/staff boundariesPerform other duties as assigned..

Requirements:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Possess a basic understanding of the disease of addiction.Application of knowledge in nutrition, sanitation, and personal hygiene.Ability to follow oral and written directions and to apply techniques for specific needs.Knowledge of community resources.Knowledge of de-escalation methods or ability to be trained in de-escalation methods.Physical ability to move and restrain patients in an emergency situation.Sufficient manual dexterity and physical ability to perform assigned tasks.Ability to successfully interact with a wide variety of people including the patients, the manager and co-workers.Ability to work in an environment where people may be hostile or abusive.Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.Ability to lift and move heavy objects per established policy and procedures.Ability to maintain accurate records and necessary paperwork.Ability to learn and apply training instruction.Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, lifestyles, and sexual orientations and treat each individual with respect and dignityMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Possess training, knowledge, and experience demonstrating competence in conduction sobering and detoxification services (Individuals may be provided on-the-job training to meet these requirements and may not exercise primary responsibility to provide client care until these qualifications are met)Possess within six weeks of employment, and maintain a current First Aid and CPR certification.Possess and maintain an Oregon Food Handlers Card within 6 weeks of employment.Possess a firm knowledge of the safe handling of bloodborne pathogens.Be a high school graduate or equivalent.Possess knowledge of the alcohol and drug withdrawal process and procedures.Possess knowledge of the disease concept of addictions.Possess knowledge and information about 12-step groups and other community resources.Possess basic communication, empathy, listening, and paperwork skillsMust have the physical ability to bend, stoop, twist, kneel, reach, squat, pull, and lift heavy patients or objects, per established policy and procedures.Must be able to climb stairs several times a dayMust be able to document interventions and responses to care. Do so in an accurate, legible, and intelligible manner.Must adhere to the agency's non-discrimination policies.Background Check and Pre-employment Drug screening requiredEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERWillamette Family, Inc., prohibits discrimination on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or Federal was, and any agency policy including, but not limited to, discrimination based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex or sexual orientation.PM20PI158113486

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