At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.
We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.
Phoenix House of NY & Long Island is looking for a Recovery Support Specialist, CASAC-T to work in our Ronkonkoma facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
·Recovery Support Specialist, CASAC-T coordinates and facilitates all scheduled nighttime activities (i.e. fire drill, evacuation, etc.), Attends and participates in staff meetings and trainings, as needed and prescribed by regulatory mandates.
·Recovery Support Specialist, CASAC-T completes room-to-room headcounts three times each night, conducts routine facility checks to ensure facility safety and security, oversees patient medication self-administration and medication counts on shift change
·Recovery Support Specialist, CASAC-T maintains accurate documentation in staff log, incident reports, facility forms, and/or other reports in a timely manner in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations.
·Recovery Support Specialist, CASAC-T participates and facilitates the occurrence of shift change. Ensures that all occurrences/incidents are documented appropriately, facility and cabinets are secure, supplies are stocked for next shift, and that all keys and other property are accounted.
· High School diploma or equivalent required
· Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor – Trainee (CASAC-T) in good standing
Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.
Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation, or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination.