Resident Assistant .8D

  • Regions Hospital
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Assistant/Support

Job Description

Job Description: POSITION SUMMARY: The Regions Hospital Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (ADAP) has been helping people since 1972. Under the supervision and direction of the Program Supervisor, the Resident Assistant provides client orientation services, and substance use disorder services. Provides assistance to clients for day-to-day care and performs related duties, as assigned. Works with clients 18 and older, and their families. About the program: We believe recovery is a process, not an event, and everyone's path to recovery is different. These principles guide our clients through a full range of services from engagement to intervention, treatment, rehabilitation and support. We have strong relationships with social service and county agencies, and financial and housing organizations, and we help our clients connect with community resources to support long-term recovery. This program is designed for people who need a supportive environment, but who do not need medically supervised detoxification. There are both outpatient and residential programs available. There are also special services for clients being treated for more than one disorder. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High school graduate or GED Experience: none required Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive via Regions Hospital standards and policies. Complete medication management training and obtain CPR, AED and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire. Must maintain certifications. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be free of problematic substance use for at least one year immediately preceding employment and sign a statement attesting to the fact. Must successfully complete a background study in accordance Minnesota DHS requirements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Enrollment in an education program that encompasses substance use disorders; AA degree in Human Services Experience: 1 year of experience working with mental health/substance use population or a social service agency Additional Information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Qualifications

High school graduate or GED Experience: none required Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive via Regions Hospital standards and policies. Complete medication management training and obtain CPR, AED and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire. Must maintain certifications. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be free of problematic substance use for at least one year immediately preceding employment and sign a statement attesting to the fact. Must successfully complete a background study in accordance Minnesota DHS requirements. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Enrollment in an education program that encompasses substance use disorders; AA degree in Human Services Experience: 1 year of experience working with mental health/substance use population or a social service agency

Schedule

weekdays and some weekends

Employment Type

Full-Time