Technician
Job Details
Center For Human Services - Stratford, CT

ecovery Network of Programs, Inc. (RNP), is a private, non-profit, social service agency which has been serving the Greater Bridgeport Community and Fairfield County area since 1972. RNP is dedicated to helping those living with substance use, mental health disorders, and homelessness. Our mission is to restore hope, health, and wellbeing for individuals and families in a recovery environment that embraces compassion, dignity, and respect.

 

The Center for Human Services (CHS) located in Stratford, Connecticut is a CARF accredited, Department of Public Health licensed, medication-assisted treatment program for opiate addicted persons utilizing prescribed methadone or buprenorphine/suboxone, and supportive counseling in conjunction with other support and referral services. The persons served attend individual counseling to address drug use/abuse, personal/family, employment, health, and legal issues. Group and family counseling, in addition to intensive outpatient services are offered to those who voluntarily seek additional support. Clients at CHS also have access to psychiatric care.

 

Hours: Monday - Friday 11am to 7pm

 

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Works closely with CHS and KTC staff to communicate client information.
  • Responsible for unsupervised urines upon return of absent client.
  • Informs clients of appropriate and inappropriate behavior in medicating line and alerts staff when necessary.
  • Distributes client memos from in-house staff when necessary.
  • Performs data entry.
  • Responsible for working closely with Director of Network Management to obtain pictures of all new clients and making sure these are placed in computer properly.
  • Responsible for checking client into computer and correctly matching client to identification before sending client to window for medication.
  • Responsible for placing all holds for clients in the computer system.
  • Responsible for answering all phone calls when receptionist is unavailable.
  • Assumes all other appropriate duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

CORE COMPETENCIES

High School diploma or general education degree (GED), AS Degree or one year of related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

  • Bilingual Spanish Strongly Preferred.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out written or oral instructions, short correspondence and memo.
  • Ability to write and/or enter correspondence into log or computer. 
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws regarding client confidentiality. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to project a professional image.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Windows.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES  

Valid Connecticut driver’s license is required.

 

Benefits (for full time employees):

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Flexible Healthcare or Dependent Care accounts or Health Savings Account
  • Generous employer contribution provided for annual healthcare expenses
  • Basic Life insurance at no cost to employee
  • Generous Paid Time Off as well as 14 Holidays and Birthday off
  • Retirement plan- 403b with discretionary employer contribution
  • Tuition, License and Certification Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional voluntary insurance for short-term and long-term disability

 

Recovery Network of Programs, Inc.

2 Trap Falls Rd. Suite 405, Shelton, CT 06484

https://recovery-programs.org/

 

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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