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Part-Time Intake Specialist (posted 9/23/19)

Reports to: Director of Intake & Opioid Services

Job Summary: Intake Specialist position will assess all incoming clients to ensure their stability and ability to remain at the sobering center and medically monitor all clients remaining in the facility. This position will report to the Director of Intake & Opioid Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake screening including taking brief medical history, vital signs, blood alcohol concentration, urine drug screen, and blood glucose levels, etc.
  • Complete all intake documents in accordance with agency policy and procedures
  • Provide exit screening for client discharge as needed
  • Provide Overdose and NARCAN training to clients prior to exit from facility
  • Provide assistance to Recovery Support Specialist and Psychiatric Technician
  • Assess and monitor clients’ medical condition/vital signs in accordance with agency policy and procedure.
  • Provide First Aid care to clients in the HRC facility as needed
  • Facilitate transport of clients in need of additional medical services in accordance with agency policy and procedure
  • Perform inventory count and prepare lists of medical supplies needed for purchase
  • Function within the scope of care defined by this facility, along with state regional, and local regulatory agencies
  • Attend all meetings, continuing education and refresher training programs as required by employer
  • Document and inform staff and emergency response teams of observations pertinent to client care
  • Adapt to changing work requirements
  • Available to work 12-hour shifts, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Qualifications:

  • Texas License/Certification as EMT-Paramedic
  • Current LVN, able to work in State of Texas
  • Basic Life Support Certification or Advance Cardiac Life Support Certification

Experience and Skills

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Knowledge and experience in emergency medical situations
  • Knowledge of metal health and/or substance use disorder medicine preferred
  • Knowledge of infectious disease protocols preferred
  • Knowledge of residential and/or clinical medicine preferred
  • Knowledge of medication administration and documentation
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish)
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member
  • Ability to accept and follow directions that comply with organization guidelines
  • Excellent decision making skills

Interested in a career with Houston Recovery Center? Submit your resumé to hr@houstonrecoverycenter.org.

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Houston, Texas 77002

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Houston, TX 77251

Phone

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fax

713-236-7817

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