Detox Technician \\ Nursing Assistant in Kennett Square, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

 Full Time 3 pm-11:30 pm

Nursing Assistant / Detox Technician Bowling Green Brandywine, an Acadia Healthcare Company, is a co-ed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center located in Kennett Square, PA. We have full-time Nursing Assistant / DetoxTechnician opening on 2nd shift.  Full-time positions offer a benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability, 401K, vacation, holiday and sick time.    These are entry level positions that offer growth and promotional opportunities. Excellent benefit package. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to employ de-escalation and therapeutic interventions as needed
  • Assist patients with daily life activities and lead with educational activities and recreational outings
  • Maintain professional boundaries at all times
  • Be a positive role model to patients and co-workers
  • Take Vital signs   
  • Assist in observing client behavior to monitor effectiveness of treatment plans and assist with documenting progress of patients

Job Requirements

Nursing Assistant / Behavioral Health / Mental Health Technician

  • HS Diploma or equivelant   
  • Two years of experience in patient care    
  • Must be able to understand and participate in group therapy   
  • Must possess ability to emotionally support patients, remain calm and professional, and use good interpersonal skills to diffuse potentially volatile situations.
  • Must be able to help facilitate groups
  • Must be dependable, exercise good judgment, be a role model and team player
  • Must possess physical agility to manage patient and residents

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS PURSUING A COURSE OF STUDY IN THE HUMAN SERVICES FIELD WHO DESIRE TO GAIN EXPERIENCE. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V DRUG FREE WORKPLACE