Medical Aide, CDCS

PROJECT RENEWAL

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE CRISIS SERVICES

JOB DESCRIPTION: MEDICAL AIDE

OVERVIEW:  The Chemical Dependence Crisis Services (CDCS) of Project Renewal is a 30-bed medically monitored detoxification facility. Clients spend between 3-21 days in the program where they receive medical supervision from an RN an LPN, as well as ongoing counseling and referral services. Medical Aides will be supervised by the Medical Aide Supervisor. CDCS is also the triage unit for all intakes.

REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED required. Proficiency in Word and knowledge of IMA and AWARDS strongly preferred. Experience working with homeless or substance abuse clients a plus. Must be able to conduct face to face client interview and input data in a computer. Must read and write legibly, as well as file alphabetically. Spanish speaking and outstanding customer service preferred. Must be able to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process new intakes in the computer system

  • File documents and organize client charts

  • Help maintain quiet and safety for clients and staff

  • Provide structure for clients and organize client activities

  • Assist nursing with care of clients

  • Clean and sterilize discharged beds

  • Do laundry and serve meals

  • Assist with general upkeep of facility

  • Escort clients to hospitals and/or clinics as needed.

  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

To apply: e-mail resume and cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org   EOE