• Admissions Treatment Advocate

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Aliso Viejo
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(1/24/2020 4:34 PM)
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

    The primary role of the Admissions Behavioral Health Technician is in providing support and assistance in conducting bag searches, gown searches, urine samples, transporting clients, any/all administrative duties assigned. Must work effectively with other departments to ensure a smooth transition for the benefit of our clients.


    Reports To:  Admissions Director



    Job Duties:

    • Completes all administration duties and maintains accurate paperwork and documentation.
    • Attend all mandatory trainings and in-house conferences/seminars
    • Knowledge about our program while promoting the values of clients throughout the orientation process of client and their families.
    • Provides a brief overview of the housing program in regard to program rules, procedures, and services; with each new client.
    • Maintains order and ensures compliance with rules and regulations; ensures that clients conduct themselves in an orderly manner.
    • Follow detailed processes and procedures as set forth by department managers to ensure a safe and accurate admission.
    • Provides appropriate support and structure for clients in dealing with their recovery; interacts continually with clients.
    • Relay necessary information in a concise manner to management, peers, and clients/family members post admission.
    • Reports to the supervisor any discrepancies in client's whereabouts.
    • Responds appropriately to all medical and other emergencies.
    • Conducts search of all client bags when being admitted to the facility.  Confiscates and secures any contraband found, and notifies the appropriate Program Director or supervisor on duty in their absence.


    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelors Degree required.
    • Certification as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor a plus.
    • Two years of supervisory and team management.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of all facets of a drug and alcohol treatment facility.
    • Ability to adapt, observe, and make decisions.
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.   

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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