Driver/ Medical Aid

Title:                      Driver/ Medical Aid

Program:              Chemical Dependency Crisis Services (CDCS)                

Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Services (MSOWS)

 

The Medically Supervised Outpatient Withdrawal Service (MSOWS) of Project Renewal is an OASAS, Part 816-licensed, 30-bed medically supervised detoxification facility. Clients spend between 7-21 days in the program where they receive medical supervision from an RN an LPN and a MD, a dedicated bed, as well as ongoing counseling and referral services. 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. CDCS is also the triage unit for all intakes.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of the Driver/ Medical Aid include but are not limited to the following activities: 

  • Drive clients to treatment destinations

  • Pick up clients and transport to detox unit

  • Perform the duties of a Medical Aide when not driving

  • Coordinate with treatment team transportation needs of clients

  • Process new intakes in the computer system

  • Conduct fresh air breaks

  • Clean and sterilize discharged beds

  • Do laundry and serve meals

  • Assist with general upkeep of facility

  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Experience working with homeless or substance abuse population a plus

  • Basic computer skills are a requirement.

  • Must be able to conduct face to face interviews with clients and input data in a computer. Must read and write legibly. Must be able to communicate clearly with treatment providers, have outstanding customer service and overall professional presentation

  • Bilingual candidates are preferred

 

To apply, submit your resume with a cover letter indicating position and salary requirements to: careers@projectrenewal.org