On Call Adult Recovery House Aide
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe - Auburn, WA

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Under supervision, provides outreach and social service assistance in support of the Clean and Sober Outreach and General Assistance program.

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ATTENDANCE:

  • To be in attendance and on time.

  • SAFETY:

  • Adheres to safety policies and procedures within the Health Program..
  • Ensures safety of residents, staff and facility through random and routine inspection.
  • Participates in filing incident reports when appropriate and forwards them to the supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Responds to emergencies calmly and professionally.


  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Through direct requests for services, telephone calls or referral sources interviews and identifies clients; needs for recovery housing, case managements, transportation or social service assistance.
  • Informs clients of available services and refers to appropriate service provider or community resource; assists clients by filling out forms and applications and advocating or intervening on their behalf, if necessary..
  • Assists in coordination of transportation and or accompanies clients and/or families to obtain medical and/or Behavioral Health or other required services.
  • Provides case management services for residents of Recovery House.
  • Conducts individual and group sessions with focus on life skills and independent living.
  • Documents all services and relevant resident information in appropriate format and location, informs Recovery House Supervisor and the relevant agencies of resident status.
  • Monitors and ensures residents of Recovery House abide by program rules, policies and procedures; takes appropriate action when necessary.
  • Ensures safety of residents, staff and facility through routine inspection and investigation; conducts toxicology screens.
  • Provides conflict resolution, mediation and crisis intervention services.
  • Organizes and participates in community events; attends various committee meetings.
  • Maintains confidential files and records and privacy of all protected health information in accordance with the Division’s Policies and Procedures, and in compliance with the state and federal regulations.


  • Communication:

  • Represents the MIT Health Program in a positive and professional manner when interacting with clients and the community.
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations skills in dealing with other staff and providers.
  • Proficient in written communication; legible and accurate documentation; schedule book, correspondence and forms.
  • Consistently maintains confidentiality in regards to all client information and follows HIPAA policies and procedures. Adheres to applicable WAC’s and RCW’s related to privacy.
  • Documents all treatment methods including direct services, client-related activities and follow-up contact.
  • Participates in staff and in-service meetings. Attends appropriate interdepartmental meetings with other Tribal programs.
  • Demonstrates strong client advocacy and empowerment skills.
  • Consults as a member of the healthcare multi-disciplinary team to provide medical professionals appropriate information for continuity of care.
  • Participates in providing education to Tribal programs to include Tribal school, college, Even Start and others benefiting from outreach.
  • Demonstrates conflict management and resolution skills as they apply to client/patient care issues.
  • Is proactive in communicating with supervisors regarding any unusual circumstances concerning staff or the program in general.


  • OTHER DUTIES:

  • Transport of clients when necessary.
  • Attendance at mandatory and/or approved training.
  • Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service and the well being of it’s members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.


  • EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION:

    Knowledge of:

  • Chemical dependency, mental health and social service resources.
  • Chemical dependency case management and group dynamics.
  • Documenting and maintaining services.
  • SKILL

    Skill in:

  • Oral and written communication.
  • Problem-solving and client interviewing.
  • Working with diverse populations.
  • The Medicine Wheel concept and its’ application as a treatment model.
  • Twelve core functions, continuum of care, theories and models of treatment and 12 step movement.
  • Referral networking and case management.
  • Outreach services, prevention services and sober support services.


  • REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent and (6) months of related experience in a community services organization is required.
  • A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at time of appointment.
  • No substance abuse for the last three (3) years.
  • Current CPR training or ability to take and pass CPR class before end of probationary period.
  • Current negative TB test and/or medical documentation (including x-ray) stating employee is not contagious.
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Must pass pre-employment criminal background check and UA.


  • SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Able to communicate effectively in the English language in person, phone and writing.
  • Ability to be physically active up to 75% of the time to include standing, lifting, pushing, pulling and reaching.
  • Manual dexterity of hands/fingers for writing and computer input.


  • Licenses or Certifications Required:

    A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

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