Chemical Dependency Technician - Transitional Living
Job Details
GRAND Addiction Recovery Center - Tulsa, OK
Full Time


  1.     Be aware of and follow confidentiality guidelines as provided by 12 & 12, Inc.’s policy and contained in the legal provisions of 42 CFR part 2
  2.    Conduct self in a professional manner in personal appearance and in the qualities presented to clients, public, and co-workers
  3.    Assist and conduct intake, admission,  and discharge procedures
  4.    Maintain unit security and assist in basic crisis intervention
  5.    Facilitate groups as assigned
  6.    Orient new clients to unit and to the guidelines of the facility
  7.    Perform timely room checks
  8.    Perform hourly bed checks through night
  9.    Maintain an accurate “Shift Log” documenting the day’s events
  10. Assist in client drug testing and documentation (collection of urine specimens and conducting breathalyzer tests)
  11. Perform other duties as assigned
  12. Monitor and document unusual client behavior and notify counselors of concerns
  13. Transport clients as needed on medical, dental, and recreational outings (must be on approve driver list with Human Resources)
  14. Maintain client charts
  15. Account for all client charts on unit
  16. Build and break down charts as needed
  17. Pick up and distribute client paperwork
  18. Attend staffing for unit

Education and Experience:

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent


At least one (1) year of experience in counseling or working with alcoholics/addicts in a recognized treatment, rehabilitation, or counseling program; or a combination of education and experience. Two (2) years employment in the drug and alcohol field preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of the problems of alcoholism/addiction, co-occurring disorders and their effect on the individual and their family; individual and group behavior; the impact on health, economic, and social issues; community resources available to persons experiencing alcohol/drug related problems; and the short and long term effects of alcohol/drug dependency.


Skill in interviewing techniques and crisis intervention; establishing and maintaining working relationships with others; and interacting with chemically dependent persons in a way that elicits their confidence, respect, and responsibility. Must have basic computer skills.


A valid Oklahoma driver’s license is required.



Physical Requirements:

Must be able to negotiate stairs and lift up to 50 pounds.


Access to Confidential Information: 

This position accesses confidential client files. 


NOTE:  This position is classified as “Safety Sensitive”.  Safety Sensitive positions include tasks or duties that could affect the health and safety of the employee performing tasks or others.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the needs of the organization