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Poughkeepsie, New York

Relief Staff/Per Diem MHA/MARC

Shifts may be for Bolger, Florence Manor, Dowling or Crisis Center.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees residents and facility.
  • Accountable for resident population at curfew and security of premises.
  • Written recording of observations and incidents as required; completion of other paperwork as required.
  • Dispensing and recording medication and making appropriate referrals for medical/psychiatric emergencies.
  • Coordinate early morning activities, rising, breakfast, transportation, etc.
  • Coordination of evening/weekend activities and transportation; implementation of pertinent portions of program.Perform other necessary tasks as requested by the Program Director.
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  • High school diploma and one year paid or volunteer work experience in a chemical dependency treatment. CASAC-T credential and/or BSW or other equivalent clinical credential.
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of disease concept of addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, NA and other recovery support group and basic counseling.
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