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State of Montana Treatment Tech - Part Time in Butte, Montana

Job Overview: The Montana Chemical Dependency Center is the only in-patient chemical dependency treatment center administered by the state. We serve individuals 18 and older who have been diagnosed as having an addiction to drugs or alcohol or who suffer from both addiction and mental disorders. Responsibilities of the Treatment Technician include: 1) Communicates with patients to understand needs and assists with activities of daily living; 2) Records patient data such as behavioral observations, vital signs, symptoms, ect; and 3) Gathers information for patient admissions and inputs into the system. Essential Functions (Major Duties or Responsibilities): 1. Patient Care Services * Assists patients with activities of daily living. * Observes and records patient data such as behavioral observations, vital signs, symptoms, etc. * Obtains routine lab samples not requiring laboratory personnel. * Monitors patients during structured and unstructured activities as assigned. * Performs assigned housekeeping duties. * Participates in meetings providing input on patient progress in treatment. 1. Patient Admission * Gathers information for patient admissions. This process includes; but limited to, establishing patient’s chart’s, completing release of information, searching patient’s belongings. * Conducts and records breathalyzer tests, records vital signs, and weight. * Conducts patient orientation which includes a tour of the facility and guidelines. 1. Other Duties * Assists patient with treatment assignments. * Provides patient transportation to defined destination. * Conduct approved life skills and patient activities as assigned. * Performs additional duties based on treatment team needs. Physical and Environmental Demands:Physical activities including standing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to deal appropriately with residents that may be verbally and physically aggressive. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): Required for the first day of work: * Ability to communicate information both orally and in writing. * Ability to make observations and report/ record them accurately. * Ability to follow oral and written instructions. * Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, maintaining them over time. * Ability to operate a personal computer and general Office Equipment as necessary to complete the essential functions including using spreadsheet, word processing, data base, e-mail, and other computer programs. Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): * High school diploma or the equivalent * Two years of job related experience working with people in healthcare setting. * Other combinations of related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. * Must have or willing to obtain prior to hire date a valid CPR/AED/FIRST AID certification card. Job: Healthcare Support* *Title: *Treatment Tech - Part Time Location: Butte Requisition ID: 22143235