Residential Technician / Mental Health Counselor in Los Angeles

Full time Part time @The Camden Center in Behavioral Health , in Healthcare , in Recovery Community Organization , in Recovery Residence (Sober Living) , in Substance Use Disorder
  • 10780 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 105, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 90025 View on Map
  • Post Date : August 30, 2021
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  • Career Level Others
  • Industry Behavioral Health

Job Description

The residential technician will monitor, support, and supervise residents who live at Camden Residences. The residential technician will work with Camden Residences management and other team members to maintain a healthy, functional living environment that highlights personal accountability and assists residents in developing healthy interpersonal relationships with others. The residential technician will also provide coaching, resident advocacy, and crisis intervention as needed. The residential technician will drive residents in company vehicles to treatment, community-based recovery meetings, and other appointments. The residential technician will communicate with residents’ clinical team to provide reports on resident status and learn how to best support each resident in their recovery. 

Prior experience working in a residential setting is preferred, but not required. Hourly rate is negotiable based on experience. Benefits include medical, paid time off, matching 401(k), holiday pay, and flexible schedules.

Core duties and responsibilities of the residential technician include:

  • Coordinate weekly offsite activities, community support meetings, and recreational activities 
  • Manage resident weekly schedules (including offsite support meetings and therapeutic activities) 
  • Model positive behaviors and introduce appropriate coping skills to life stressors/triggers 
  • Monitor house rules/curfews, and document and report all violations and/or resident behavioral problems to manager 
  • Conduct random alcohol/drug testing, as well as random room searches and bed checks
  • Ensure patient medications are stored securely and monitor and document residents’ self-administration of medication 
  • Log resident status/progress notes and incidents 
  • Provide transportation for residents in company vehicles
  • Complete resident orientation/admission intake paperwork 
  • Assist residents in the process of obtaining 12-Step sponsorship (when applicable) 
  • Conduct as-needed health and safety inspections
  • Clean common areas and maintain the physical environment of the facility
  • Meet with executive staff members to improve operational procedures and safety regulations 
  • Monitor household inventory; order and stock household supplies when necessary 
  • Provide basic administrative support in the office

Preferred Qualifications:

Licensed in California as a Vocation Nurse (LVN) or a Psychiatric Technician or certified in California as an Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC-I, CADC-II, CADC-III, or LAADC) 

Legal Requirements:

  • Must be able to legally work in the United States and provide documentation (2 forms of ID and/or Green Card)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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