Bridge City Recovery is a clinically-managed facility that is licensed to provide Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment. It provides services to individuals with co-occurring substance use and mental health conditions. This includes ensuring a clean and organized environment, supporting residents in their individual recovery goals, and assisting with medication administration as ordered by a licensed medical professional. Residential counselors may also lead activities, assist in the implementation of treatment plan interventions and provide skills training and activities as assigned.
Summary of Responsibilities:
- Assist individuals with daily living skills and household tasks.
- Oversee facility safety (fire drills, security of house at night, arbitration of disputes among residents, etc.)
- Responsible for seeing that the facility is kept clean, orderly, and safe at all times.
- Complete regular and unscheduled contraband checks.
- Facilitate drug screens, including breathalyzer, instant UAs, and send away to a lab.
- Distribute medication in accordance with physicians’ orders and agency policy.
- Escort and supervise residents during community outings.
- Document all incidents and critical incidents in a timely manner and notify supervisor and Program Manager immediately of any critical incident.
- Overnight employees must be awake, alert and dressed at all times.
Other General Expectations:
- Must have a criminal records clearance through the State Mental Health Division prior to starting employment.
- Remain drug free and anticipate random drug screens.
- Undergo a minimum of 16 hours pre-service orientation, which will include a review of house rules, policies, and procedures; education on psychiatric disabilities; an overview of resident service arrangements; a summary of each residents risk factors; medication management procedures; food service arrangements; a summary of resident’s assessment and residential service plan; TIER; and any other relevant information.