Program Assistant

Be a part of a team that focuses on hope, transformation and recovery every day! Join Casa Treatment Center as we support women battling addiction.

The Program Assistant (PA) supports the operation of the Residential Treatment program by assisting the staff and clients.

The Program Assistant is a part-time overnight position working 2 to 3 nights a week from 11:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. This team member will occasionally be working with clients in emotionally charged situations and must be comfortable and able to maintain composure. They must be able to immediately identify the appropriate staff member to assist client in stabilization during these charged situations.

Essential job duties:

  • Assists clients in connecting with the proper staff member to address any questions or concerns.
  • Conducts routine Urinalysis (UA) and breathalyzer tests and prepares lab sheet and testing materials in compliance with Casa UA testing policies and procedures.
  • Conducts non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of professional staff.
  • Opens, separates, numbers and arranges specimens for laboratory examination and trace results.
  • Maintains simple laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents.
  • Maintains and cleans laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Observes and documents quality assurance records, as indicated.
  • May be required to facilitate medication monitoring, which includes observing and documenting the clients’ self-administering of medication.
  • Regularly walks through the property while checking on clients to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the facility. Completes and documents shift checks as defined by the daily monitoring log.
  • Reports any identified safety concerns or potential hazards on campus to the appropriate staff.
  • Identifies clients in distress and contacts the Director of Programs & Compliance to assist the client in emotional regulation and stabilization.
  • Scans documents to the Electronic Health Record, prints sign-in sheets and daily schedules, and answers incoming calls.
  • Assists with client intake, program activities and general office duties as directed by the management staff.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be registered with one of the three state authorized AOD agencies: CCAPP, CAADE, and CADTP
  • Working knowledge in the field of alcoholism and substance abuse treatment and prevention
  • Able to work overnights during week and weekends (11:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.)
  • Must have computer skills required to be proficient in daily job functions and the ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Ability to work in and adapt to the culture of a multi-cultural, community-based organization that serves a culturally diverse population reflective of Southern CA
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • A TB test within the last year
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Must have a driving record with 2 points or less on your license
  • Ability to take and pass drug/alcohol test on a regular basis
  • Bilingual, Spanish, preferred

COVID-19 protocols in place; we always require temperature checks and mask use. Face shields available

This position requires that the employee be able to walk up and down stairs and lift 20 lbs

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of duties being performed by people assigned to this job classification and position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the employee. Employee may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed to address agency initiatives.

Staff must adhere to the overall agency policies, procedures, guidelines, and philosophy of our program including being a positive role model for participants. Discretion must always be maintained, protecting participant confidentiality is of primary importance.

Casa Treatment Center is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or equal veteran status.

Benefits: Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

COVID-19 protocols in place; we always require temperature checks and mask use. Face shields are made available.

License/Certification:

  • Registration with an authorized AOD agency (i.e.RADT) (Required)
  • Registration with CCAPP, CAADE, or CADTP (Required)
Job Category: Clinical
Job Type: On Call Part Time
Job Location: Pasadena
Pay Range: $17 - $17.50 / hr.
Benefits: Paid time off

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