The Health Care Attendant(HCA) provides continuous monitoring of clients and the Gilmore facility and supports the HCA Coordinator, as needed. The HCA Lead is responsible for the safety and supervision of the CHC Gilmore clients. The HCA provides coverage for the 24-hour information/help line and support to the Nursing Staff.
High School diploma or equivalent, required.
Certifications in CPR, First Aid, HCA & Medications Training, required.
Experience in substance abuse/addictions and/or other related health care field; experiential knowledge of the 12-Step Program, preferred.
Must be physically capable of responding to medical emergencies along with extended times standing, moving and lifting, required.
Ability to interact professionally and tactfully with a diverse population including those incapacitated or impaired by alcohol and/or drugs as well as with staff and visitors.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills and the ability to follow and enforce rules, required.
Ability to be an active listener when clients need to talk; offer honest but neutral feedback, when appropriate, in a counselor aid role.
Injectable drug abusers are at high risk for tuberculosis infection and other illnesses. All staff are required to be screened for tuberculosis and understand that exposure to tuberculosis is possible.
Flu and Covid-19 Vaccines, required
It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, veteran status or mental or physical disability in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws and ordinances.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Kalamazoo, MI 49048: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
High school or equivalent (Required)
Driver’s License (Preferred)
Day Shift (Required)
Overnight Shift (Required)