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Recovery Technician MMT

Wausau, WI

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Purpose As a member of the Lakeside Recovery Treatment Team, Recovery Techs will support clients in building recovery-based skills through immersive therapeutic experiences under the supervision of their Clinical Supervisor and Program Manager. Recovery Techs will accurately document the daily progress of clients as they meet programmatic goals. Recovery Techs will be responsible for ensuring that quality care is provided with the highest level of safety. 1 open .8 FTE PM's (64hours per pay period) 2 open .6 FTE PM's (48 hours per pay period) Education and Experience Requirement Minimum Education : Substance Abuse Counselor In-Training license u00a0 Minimum Work Experience : Less than one year experience u00a0 Required Skills: None Driving Requirements: u00a0Valid Wisconsin driver's license and appropriate auto insurance coverage as required by North Central Health Care. u00a0 Preferred : Associate's degree in human services field One to three years' experience Essential Duties and Responsibilities Lakeside Recovery Crisis Technicians will follow the 12 Core Functions of Substance Abuse Counseling ((ref. s. HFS 75.02 (90), Wis. Admin. Code) while assisting clients in daily care activities. These activities include but are not limited to: u00a0 Assessment: Completes Uniform Placement Criteria Screening, ACE's Screening, Trauma Screening and Spirituality Screening upon admission to Substance Abuse Treatment. Individualized Treatment Planning: Meets with clients to create a person centered treatment plan and updates plan throughout the therapeutic treatment process. Intervention: Collaboratively works with Program Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Substance Abuse Counselor and Referral coordinator in providing substance abuse intervention techniques. Individual or group and family Substance Abuse Counseling: Assists counseling staff in leading daily groups, individuals sessions that incorporate multiple theoretical models of Substance Abuse Treatment Referral: Communicates effectively with Lakeside Recovery referral coordinator to ensure accurate and timely referrals are completed. Discharge planning: Actively engages with clients to outlines steps necessary to meet program requirements in treatment. After care or continuing care: Communicates effectively with NCHC departments and community partners to coordinate resources and services after treatment. Record keeping: Documents daily progress and medications according to CCS guidelines in a timely manner in the EMR. Consultation with other professionals regarding the patient's treatment services: Communicates effectively with NCHC departments and community partners to obtain collateral information, ensure collaborative efforts, consistency, and proactive response to client needs. Recovery and Case management: Provides information, support, intervention, coordination, and referral for additional or ongoing services. Crisis Intervention: Provides immediate support in on-site crisis situations while collaboratively working with Crisis Center Staff to ensure a consistent approach to crisis situations. Client Education: Provides and facilitates resources to the client about substance abuse and life management techniques. Employment: Assists clients in gathering resources in treatment for employment. Problem resolution in life skills functioning: Assists clients in processing difficult problems by education them on recommended life skill techniques. Supervision: Attends weekly Substance Abuse Supervision and Substance Abuse Treatment Rounds with Clinical Supervisor, Program Manager and Treatment Team. Daily Living: Performs and encourages daily care duties according to program specific procedure including but not limited to: Medication administration, unit cleaning, taking out garbage and encouraging proper hygiene. Transportation of clients to community activities and scheduled appointments. Other duties as assigned. Maintains regular and predictable on-site attendance. Nonessential Functions Not a leadership position. Functional Demands Competencies Organizational Expectations and Competencies : Completes annual leadership, job specific and core competencies as required by North Central Health Care and/or various regulatory agencies based on entity and/or job title. Provides Person-Centered Serviceu2022 with a proactive approach and caring attitude.u2022 by fostering a culture of trust and safety.u2022 that is values and respect based.u2022 that offers choice, input and involvement. Adheres to professional boundaries, ethics, confidentiality and privacy practices, policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge of all regulatory and accreditation standards along with federal, state, and local codes needed to perform job duties. u2022 Contributes to the organization by understanding and aligning actions with the organization's goals, core functions, and values.u2022 Considers, prioritizes, and takes action on the needs of both internal and external customers. u2022 Organizes and executes work to meet organizational goals and objectives while meeting quality standards, following organizational processes, and demonstrating continuous commitment. u2022 Works well with others on the team and across the organization to achieve personal goals, team goals, and organizational goals. u2022 Takes responsibility for individual actions in order to achieve consistent results. u2022 Identifies problems and uses logical analysis to find information, understand causes, and evaluate and select best possible courses of action. u2022 Thinks beyond the confines of traditional models to recognize opportunities and find new and better ways of doing things. u2022 Adjusts thinking and behavior in order to adapt to changes in the job and work environment. u2022 Effectively and appropriately interacts and communicates with others to build positive, constructive, professional relationships. u2022 Tailors communication style based on the audience. u2022 Develops and maintains internal and external trusting, professional relationships. u2022 Asks questions and listens to better understand and build rapport. u2022 Seeks to obtain knowledge and improve performance while supporting others in doing the same. u2022 Partners in a manner that results in positive business outcomes, while maintaining strong relations with others. u00a0 Clinical Competencies : Qualifications and provision of care are in accordance with national acceptable standards of practices. u00a0 Department Specific Competencies : Assesses the situation and responds appropriately to Dr. Green situations using MOAB techniques (HR) u2022 Identifies behaviors, prioritizes interventions and demonstrates ability to de-escalate aggressive behaviors (HF) u2022 Demonstrates knowledge of policies and procedures for restraints/seclusions (HR) (PP) u2022 Applies the SBAR (situation-background-assessment-recommendation) format to assist in structuring communication between team members as means to completely, accurately transfer patient information, and making care decisions (HF) u2022 Clinical documentation and EMR records are accurate and completed in a timely manner u2013 including progress notes, contact notes, ISP, and trauma u2022 Demonstrates knowledge about and treatment of substance abuse, dependence and other addictive behaviors.u2022 Substance Abuse (HF) u2022 Understands range of substances commonly used, their effects, and causative factors contributing to usage patterns u2022 Monitors for signs of emotional distress, inadequate coping, and inappropriate medication-seeking behavior u2022 Encourages alternative coping strategies in managing distressu2022 Coordinates treatment services for mental illness and substance abuse u2022 Suicide Risk Assessment/Homicidal Risk Assessment (HR) (HF) u2022 Determines behavioral and mental health status and current level of functioning u2022 Assesses risk for suicide and coping styles u2022 Assesses potential for harm to self and/or others u2022 Administers suicide assessment and precautions u2022 Appropriately uses other assessments as needed, including social assessments and AODA screening u2022 Understands, follows, contributes to, and writes treatment, crisis, and discharge plans as appropriate u2022 Creates a safe, welcoming environment while facilitating group activities, discussions and meetings u2022 Understands HIPAA regulations and ensures release of information is consistent with NCHC's privacy policies (HF) u2022 Completes 4-hour Ethics and Boundaries Training bi-annually u2022 Demonstrates adherence to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conductu2022 Completes hand hygiene per CDC recommended guidelines (HF, HR)u2022 Educated on communication with nonverbal individuals or individuals with limited verbal skills u2022 Educated on prevention and management of behavior that is harmful to self and others u2022 Demonstrates proficiency in Pulmonary Breath Test (PBT) (HF) (Crisis, CBRF, & Ambulatory Detox) u2022 Substance Abuse (HF) (Crisis)u2022 Assesses patient's potential for high-risk behaviors u2022 Temporary Individual Service Plans - ISP (HF) (CBRF & Mobile Crisis)u2022 Assesses patient using appropriate tests and measurement tools.u2022 Performs age-evaluations to establish an appropriate ISP from evaluation findings.u2022 Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner in accordance with the facility guidelines. u00a0 Common Position Competencies u2022 Demonstrates an understanding of the developmental milestones of youthu2022 Trained in the proper feeding techniques for the needs of the population served. u00a0 Job Specific Competencies u2022 Successfully completes Substance Abuse Counselor core functions [ref. SPS 160.02(10)]: screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports and record keeping, consultation with other professionals regarding patient treatment and services u2022 Adheres to all regulations in State of Wisconsin Chapter DHS 75 u2022 Completes two hours of clinical supervision for every 40 hours of work performed by a substance abuse Counselor [ref. SPS 162.01(1)(a)] u2022 Maintains current Wisconsin certification as required by their position u2022 Provides and coordinates services that build on strengths, choices, preferences and stage of change u2022 Completes documentation in accordance with CCS, CSP, CRS, COP and Medicaid standards u2022 Works effectively and collaboratively with colleagues, consumers and community partners u2022 Participates in the Quality Improvement goals of the program and agency u2022 Has the personal aptitude, interpersonal skills training and life experience demonstrating an ability to provide positive and effective services for patients/clients/consumers with mental health and/or substance disorders u2022 Works within a recovery model that promotes hope, healing and empowerment for patients/clients/consumers u2022 Establishes rapport, gathers data, determines readiness for treatment and change, applies accepted criteria for diagnosis of substance use disorders u2022 Screens for co-occurring mental health issues u2022 Analyzes and interprets data to determine treatment recommendations and priorities u2022 Formulates mutually agreed-upon measurable treatment goals and objectives with individuals served. Independently completes UPC, Treatment Plans, Admission/Discharge Assessments and ISP's according to credential (HF) u2022 Independently administers client medications (HF)u2022 Demonstrates an understanding of daily cares to clients with developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse diagnoses (HF) u2022 Prepares, facilitates and documents activity groups for mental health and substance abuse according to credential (HF)u2022 Revises and updates treatment plans according to client needsu2022 u00f0Maintains a high level of professionalism and ethical boundaries while working with diverse populations through participation in supervision according to credential (HF)u2022 Actively supports an environment in which team work, collaboration, and professional and personal growth is expected (HF)u2022 Performs Safety Checks and documents accordinglyu2022 Performs Hourly Patient Rounding and documents accordinglyu2022 Demonstrates proficiency in us of client de-escalation through completion of agency Dr. Green trainingsu2022 Demonstrates the ability to work under conditions involving emotionally stressful situations (HF). u2022 Completes annual training in Standard Precautions, Med Administration, Choking & First Aid, Fire Safety, and Challenging Behaviors (CBRF) u2022 Manages program admission waitlist (CBRF) u00a0 Core Value Standards of Behavior: It is expected that all employees will demonstrate behaviors that support excellence as defined by North Central Health Care's Core Value Standards of Behavior.

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