Residential Care Staff OVERNIGHT
Job Details
Hicks Family Ranch - Buda, TX
Full Time
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Monitors the environment for safety, and is aware of emergency procedures. 

  • Supervises self-administration of client medications following medical protocol (only after provided with proper training) 

  • Oversees medication needs and issues including coordination with Medical Team for pickup of medications as well as observation of client self-administered medication. 

  • Observes and charts client behavior, affect, and participation. 

  • Conducts UA drug screen collection and breathalyzes when directed, following proper organizational procedures. 

  • Works to create a therapeutic environment on shift. 

  • Facilitates recreational activities for clients when needed. 

  • Coordinates completion of Incident Reports and Client Surveys and data assimilation of same in support of the Quality Management team. 

  • Safely transport clients to and from medical and other appointments or other critical needs as they arise. 

  • Follows agency, state and federal regulations and requirements. 

  • Attends Residential Care Staff meetings. 

  • Attends community meetings of client programs weekly. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Knowledge of addiction, recovery, and the 12-step process. 

  • Ability to model and effectively communicate rules and expectations to clients. 

  • A valid Texas Driver's License and a clean driving record. 

  • Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

  • Must be Red Cross CPR/First Aid certified upon hire or within 90 days of hire. 

  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours. 

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills critical to job duties related to this position. 


Education and Experience: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required 

  • 1-year experience in a direct care practice setting 


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities 


Supervised By: 

  • Director of Residential Programs 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs. 

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time 

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time 

  • Must be able to walk for extended periods of time 

  • Must be able to climb stairs 

  • Must be able to drive a van 


All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, citizenship, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.