Substance Abuse Technician
Heartland Recovery Services, Inc. - Baxter, MN

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Monitor female clients ages 13-19 regularly as stipulated in each client’s Individual Service Plan.

  • Provide input in staff meetings and treatment planning.
  • Identify individuals prone to having behavior emergencies and recommends additional programming appropriate for their needs.
  • Help defuse and de-escalate any potential behavior emergencies.
  • Receive crisis calls from clients.
  • Administer medications according to Program Policy and Procedures under the supervision of the facility’s nurse.
  • Utilize crisis assessment tools for suicidal and aggressive behavior.
  • Assist clients in independent living skills; hygiene checks, housekeeping, etc.
  • Encourage and monitor treatment plan compliance.
  • Responsible for knowledge and implementation of service and behavior plans.
  • Assist residents with their room cleaning, personal hygiene and laundry.
  • Prepare meals, serve and clean up according to Health Department standards.
  • Responsible for providing staff coverage and ensuring the security of the facility and general supervision of residents.
  • Assist in training new staff.
  • Answer staff telephone.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Update medication sheets when medication changes occur.
  • Responsible for securing coverage of any missed shifts, planned or unplanned.
  • Participate in routine cleaning duties.
  • Perform light house maintenance or request maintenance assistance as needed.
  • Remain current on client’s plans and case notes completed by other staff.
  • Must be able to transport clients in the community.
  • Complete all paperwork, reports, and charting contemporaneously and in an organized manner.
  • Participate actively in on-going professional growth and development; maintain appropriate professional behavior and participate in appropriate supervision.
  • Maintain a pattern of regular work hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.