Medical Technician - Full Time in Scotts Valley, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

The Camp Recovery Center is under new management! We are growing and seeking passionate, highly motivated individuals to join our team. Located in the tranquility of the Santa Cruz redwoods, The Camp Recovery Center has been treating adults and adolescents for drug addiction for almost 30 years. Considered a leader in the field of drug and alcohol treatment, The Camp has built a nationally recognized reputation in medical and therapeutic communities. Our compassionate and caring treatment programs provide you with the newest advances in addiction treatment, all while residing in a truly peaceful setting. We are committed to providing the best care available for those suffering from the disease of addiction

We two (2) open full time positions (AM with one weekend day & PM with weekends) for experienced Medical Technicians to work at The Camp located in Scotts Valley, Ca. You will be an integral part of the Recovery Team.

The Medical Technician's primary role is to provide a safe, supporting, nurturing environment for our clients. You are a critical part of our treatment team. Tasks and responsibilities:
• Make MD appointments as needed
• Notifies nurse on duty of significant changes in patients
• Send prescriptions, collect copays, and pick-up medications
• Participates in staff reports between shifts
• Assist in admitting patients as requested, orders detox medications
• Assist with patient self-administration of medications
• Transports patients or supplies as assigned
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

1. Education - Education/Training in medical setting (CNA, LPN, M.A., Nurses Aid).
2. Experience - Knowledge/experience working with patients who are chemically dependent preferred.
3. Certifications - CPR Certification, CNA Certificate, MA Certification.
4. Licenses - None required.
5. Age/Gender Specifics - Ability to work with male and female, adolescent (13-17), adult (18-over) substance abuse/dual diagnosed population.

This position requires an understanding of the facility's treatment program and philosophy. Individual must have a working knowledge of alcoholism, drug abuse and dual diagnoses. Med Tech's are responsible for maintaining means that patients are safe, participating in the program and following the facility behavior model for patients.

You will excel at customer service and be able to collaborate with multiple departments in a collaborative manner.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to develop your skills within our fast paced and growing program. There are now many opportunities for advancement both at Camp Recovery Center and our new parent company, Acadia Healthcare.

Acadia is a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services. Acadia operates a network of 225 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 9,190 beds in 37 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs