On-Call Monitor - Men's Residential

Job Overview

Monitors are responsible for assessing client needs and strengths in support of health and recovery. Through counseling in individual and group settings, delivering curricula in accordance with program specific requirements and case management, Monitors assist clients in navigating systems of care while providing a supportive treatment environment.

Our 6th St. location is a 200 bed residential facility for men who are in custody and on parole.  We provide comprehensive substance use disorder and mental health services by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. This position will work with our client population to assist with reintegration back into society by teaching them to lead a moral lifestyle, free from drugs and criminal activity. This is accomplished through individual counseling, treatment planning, and education cognitive-process groups. 

Key Responsibilities

Safety and Security Responsibilities: Performs house runs to ensure and maintain accountability of all clients and the safety and security of the facility. Performs crisis intervention and communicates with treatment team as unforeseen situations arise. Documents client updates and incidents in the facility log daily. Performs CPR and First Aid as needed. May work weekends and holidays as needed.
Treatment Setting Responsibilities : When assigned the DOT, documents and accurately distributes client money, ensures client medications is securely stored and properly accounted for and hold facility keys and floater cellular phones. As needed, transports clients in company vehicle to offsite appointments related to their treatment. Attends required trainings and meetings.
And, other duties as assigned.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • A valid California driver’s license 
  • Drug and Alcohol Registration with certifying agency recognized by DHCS. Drug and Alcohol Certification preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field 
  • Must not be on active parole or probation 
  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
  • Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
  • Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Action oriented. Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility

Desired:

  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment 
  • Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
  • Experience working with criminal justice population 
  • Bilingual
Compensation: $14.42
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Status: On-Call
City: Los Angeles

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