Current Job Opportunities

 

Alcohol and Drug Counselor

REPORTS TO: Counselor Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION: Flexible up to 1.0 FTE

 

OPEN DATE: Friday, July 13, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled

 

Job Summary

This position is a contract position which provides group counseling and psychoeducation services for women at Wayside Family Treatment Center and Wayside Women’s Treatment

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties including, but not limited to:

  1. Facilitate psychoeducation and process groups as assigned. 
  2. Provide direct services to clients including interviewing clients, assessment, treatment/aftercare planning, individual and group counseling, and monitoring/evaluating client progress.
  3. Facilitate Family Education groups related to substance use disorders and mental health.
  4. Assist with counselor coverage of psychoeducational and process groups as assigned.
  5. Maintain accurate, timely and complete records, including but not limited to: documenting client assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, continuing care plans and discharge summaries.
  6. Maintain on-going communication with multidisciplinary team, including participation in multidisciplinary staff meeting, team building, case consultation and counselor meetings.
  7. Role model behavior, which is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  8. Assist in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
  9. Identify available resources and refer clients to appropriate community services.
  10. Facilitate client access to community resources.
  11. Travel between multiple sites to deliver services.
  12. Participate in on-site clinical supervision.
  13. Provide crisis intervention/evaluation as needed.
  14. Maintain client confidentiality, follow mandated reporting requirements, and all other 245G statute requirements governing co-occurring and family programs.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Must be free problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.

  • LADC with license in good standing or ADC-t, or dual licensed with mental health licensure or pre-licensure (LAMFT/LMFT, LGSW/LICSW, LPC/LPCC). Preference will be given to candidate with experience with mental health and trauma-informed care.
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to women of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Organizational and excellent computer skills essential.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required.
  • Need current Minnesota driver’s license with good driving record.
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years.
  • Strong attention to detail; thinking capabilities and humor are welcome.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.

 

COMPENSATION

$22.63/hourly + DOQ

 

LOCATIONS

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN  55416

 

HOURS

This is a contract position and hours and schedule are flexible, up to 40 hours a week

 

TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

 

Carmen Finn, MA, LADC, ADCR-MN

Email:  Carmen.Finn@waysiderc.org 

Mail:  2120 Clinton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

NO CALLS PLEASE

 

 

Counselor WTC - (Hiring Bonus)

REPORTS TO: Counselor Supervisor

JOB DESCRIPTION:  1.0 FTE with Benefits

 

OPEN DATE: November 20, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

 

Job Summary

To provide individual and group counseling services following 245G guidelines in a co-occurring, residential and nonresidential, substance use disorder treatment program that serves diverse women.

 

Responsibilities

Duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Effectively manage a caseload of women with co-occurring disorders.   
  • Provide direct services to clients including interviewing clients, assessment, treatment/aftercare planning, individual and group counseling, and monitoring/evaluating client progress.
  • Facilitate counseling and didactic groups; educational groups; conduct family meetings when possible. 
  • Participate in bi-weekly multidisciplinary staff meetings.
  • Maintain accurate, timely and complete records, including but not limited to: documenting client assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, continuing care plans and discharge summaries.
  • Maintain on-going communication with referral sources, including written progress reports and phone communication. 
  • Role model behavior, which is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from substance use disorders.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards, reliable attendance and adhering to the mission of Wayside Recovery Center. 
  • Attend commencements and client events as scheduled.
  • Be on-call on a rotating schedule.           
  • Identify available resources and refer clients to appropriate community services.
  • Facilitate client access to community resources.           
  • Serve as a liaison to and/or provide in-services to substance use disorder and other related community service agencies as directed.
  • Train and/or supervise interns as directed.
  • Participate in in-services, workshops, coursework, and other continuing education relative to quality client care.
  • Provide crisis intervention/evaluation as needed.
  • Participate in on-site clinical supervision a minimum of twice monthly.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Counselors must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.  

  • LADC with license in good standing or ADC-t or dual licensed with mental health licensure or pre-licensure (LAMFT/LMFT, LGSW/LICSW, LPC/LPCC). Preference will be given to candidate with experience with mental health and trauma-informed care.
  • Three to five years clinical experience desirable.
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Demonstrated ability to time manage and work effectively with women of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Organizational and excellent computer skills essential.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required.
  • Need current Minnesota driver’s license with good driving record.
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years.
  • Strong attention to detail; thinking capabilities and humor are welcome. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Understanding of HIPPA and Mandated Reporting laws.   
  • Must be 18 years or older

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs

 

Compensation

Dependent upon Qualifications

$1500 hiring bonus after 6 months of employment.

 

Location

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

Hours

Full-Time (40 hours) Monday - Friday, with some evening availability.  Ability to be on an on-call rotation and to have a flexible schedule. 

 

Benefits

This position is eligible for a full and generous benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD & LTD insurance, retirement plan with 4% match after one year of employment, flexible spending accounts  for dependent care/medical savings, educational assistance/continuing education programs & and personal time off (PTO).

 

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

 

Carmen Finn, MA LADC ADCR-MN

Sr. Director of Treatment Services

Email:  carmen.finn@waysiderc.org 

Mail:  3705 Park Center Blvd St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

NO CALLS PLEASE


Recovery Advocate – 1st shift (16 Hours)

REPORTS TO: RA Supervisor
POSITION: .40 FTE without benefits
 

OPEN DATE: Thursday, September 06, 2018

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

 

Job Summary

This position assists clients with their daily functions.
 

Responsibilities and Additional Duties


Responsibilities   

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities.  Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside Recovery Center.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from substance use disorder.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
     

Additional Duties 

  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, photocopying, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside Recovery Center vehicles.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements

Recovery Advocates (RA) must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.  

  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere. 
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
                                                    

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.

 

Compensation

$15.00 per hour.

 

Location     

Wayside Family Treatment Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

Hours

Saturday-Sunday, 7am-3pm (16 hours per week)

 

Benefits

This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to: 

 

Ashley Davis-Sparkman

RA Supervisor

Wayside Recovery Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

FAX: 612.871.0929

EMAIL: Ashley.davis-sparkman @waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Recovery Advocate – 2nd  Shift  (Tue - Sat)

REPORTS TO: RA Supervisor
POSITION: .75 FTE  
 

OPEN DATE: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

CLOSING DATE:  open until filled

 

Job Summary

This position assists clients with their daily functions
 

Responsibilities and Additional Duties

Responsibilities   

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities.  Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside House.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
     

Additional Duties 

  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, Xeroxing, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside House vehicles.

 

Minimum Requirements

Recovery Advocates (RA) must be free of chemical use problems for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.  

  • Knowledge and experience in the field of chemical dependency and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere. 
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
     

Physical Requirements

  • be able to lift 25 lbs.

 

Compensation            

$15.00 per hour (plus $1.00 per hour extra for hours worked between 9:30 pm and 7:30 am, provided the shift starts before 4:00 am)

 

Location        

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

Hours

Tuesday-Saturday 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm (30 hours per week)

 

Benefits

This position is eligible for a full and generous benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD & LTD insurance, retirement plan with 4% match after one year of employment, flexible spending accounts for dependent care/medical savings, educational assistance/continuing education programs & and personal time off (PTO).

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Danika Drake-Jarppi

RA Supervisor

Wayside Recovery Center

3705 Park Center Boulevard

St Louis Park, MN 55416

 

FAX: 952-926-9713

EMAIL: danika.drakejarppi@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Recovery Advocate – 3rd Shift (F-Sa)

REPORTS TO: RA Supervisor/Lead RA
POSITION: 20 hours every other weekend. Not benefit eligible

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs.
  • Supervise client activities. Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, copying/scanning/faxing, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside vehicles.
     

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs

 

Compensation          

$15.00 per hour (Additional $1.00 per hour for overnights.)

 

Location                        

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

Hours                              

Friday-Saturday, 9:30pm to 7:30am (40 hours per month). This shift would work every other weekend                    

 

Benefits

This position is not eligible benefits.

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Brittani Haas

Wayside Recovery Center

3705 Park Center Boulevard

St Louis Park, MN 55416               

 

FAX: 952-926-9713

EMAIL: Brittani.haas@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.

 


Recovery Advocate FTC – 2nd Shift (Sat-Tue)

REPORTS TO: Treatment Assistant Supervisor
POSITION: 24 hours a week.  Not benefit eligible

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities. Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, copying/scanning/faxing, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside vehicles.
     

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs

 

Compensation         

$15.00 per hour

 

Location                    

Wayside Family Treatment Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

Hours                            

Monday, Tuesday – 4 pm to 9:30 pm and Saturday, Sunday – 3:30 pm to 10 pm (24 hours)                            

 

Benefits

This position is not eligible benefits.

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Ashley Slavik

Treatment Assistant Supervisor

Wayside Recovery Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

FAX: 612.871.0929

EMAIL: Ashley.slavik@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.


Recovery Advocate – 3rd Shift (Su-M)

REPORTS TO: RA Supervisor/Lead RA
POSITION: 20 hours a week.

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities. Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, copying/scanning/faxing, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside vehicles.
     

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

 

Compensation            

$15.00 per hour (Additional $1.00 per hour for overnights.)

 

Location                         

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

Hours                               

Sunday-Monday, 9:30pm to 7:30am (20 hours per week.)                    

 

Benefits

This position is not eligible benefits.

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Brittani Haas

Wayside Recovery Center

3705 Park Center Boulevard

St Louis Park, MN 55416               

 

FAX: 952-926-9713

EMAIL: Brittani.haas@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.


Clinical Case Manager FTC

REPORTS TO: Sr. Director of Treatment Services
POSITION: 40 hours a week.  Benefit eligible

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

We want to empower you with:

  • Platinum benefits package available: Health, Dental, Vision
  • Company paid long term and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Generous paid time-off
  • Educational advancement: tuition reimbursement, tuition discounts, student loan forgiveness, paid supervision for licensing
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match

 

Job Summary

This positions is designed to provide comprehensive case management and treatment coordination services following 245G guidelines in a co-occurring, residential treatment center that serves women and their children. 

 
Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide case management services including assisting clients with legal resources, housing, financial resources, educational resources, childcare, identification, clothing, and other referrals depending on client needs.
  • Facilitate client access to community resources.
  • Serve as a liaison to chemical dependency and other related community service agencies as directed.
  • Provide direct services to clients; including, case management, assessments, updates, treatment/aftercare planning, and monitoring/evaluating client progress.
  • Facilitate counseling and educational groups as assigned.
  • Participate in family, collateral and agency conferences as needed.
  • Maintain accurate, timely and complete records, including but not limited to: documenting client assessments, treatment plans, transition summaries, progress and informational notes, aftercare plans and discharge summaries.
  • Maintain on-going communication with referral sources, including written progress reports.
  • Participate in grant-related activities; including, initial assessments, data collection, management of database, and grant reporting.
  • Assist multi-disciplinary team with aftercare and discharge planning.
  • Maintain and facilitate communication with referrals and funding sources, including insurance companies.
  • Role model behavior, which is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  • Attend client events as scheduled
  • Be on-call as scheduled.
  • Assist in program planning, implementation and evaluation.        
  • Train and/or supervise interns as directed.
  • Participate in in-services, workshops, coursework, and other continuing education relative to quality client care.
  • Provide crisis intervention/evaluation as needed.
  • Participate in on-site clinical supervision a minimum of twice monthly, and group   supervision as scheduled.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • MUST have LADC with license in good standing. Preference will be given to candidate with experience with mental health and trauma-informed care.
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Organizational and excellent computer skills essential.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required.
  • Need current Minnesota driver’s license with good driving record.
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Strong attention to detail; thinking capabilities and humor are welcome. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs

 

Compensation          

DOQ

 

Location                        

Wayside Family Treatment Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

Hours                               

Full-Time (40 hours), 9-5pm M-F, ability to work at least one evening a week, and ability to be on an on-call rotation.

 

Benefits

This position is eligible for Platinum Benefit Package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, vision, ID theft protection, retirement plan with 4% match after one year of employment, flexible spending accounts for dependent care/medical savings, educational assistance programs for degrees and continuing education, license reimbursement, paid supervision for licensing, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO).

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Carmen Finn, MA, LADC, ADCR-MN

Wayside Recovery Center

2120 Clinton Avenue S

Minneapolis, MN 55404

 

FAX: 612.871.0929

EMAIL: carmen.finn@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.

 

Recovery Advocate (FTC) – 1st Shift (M-F)

REPORTS TO: Treatment Assistant Supervisor

POSITION: 40 hours a week. Benefit eligible

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

We want to empower you with:

  • Platinum benefits package available: Health, Dental, Vision
  • Company paid long term and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Generous paid time-off
  • Educational advancement: tuition reimbursement, tuition discounts, student loan forgiveness, paid supervision for licensing
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities. Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from chemical dependency.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, copying/scanning/faxing, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside vehicles.
     

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA) preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible schedule
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere. 
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb stairs
     

Compensation          

$15.00 per hour

 

Location                        

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 16

 

Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 am-4 pm (40 hours per week)

 

Benefits

This position is eligible for Platinum Benefit Package including medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, vision, ID theft protection, retirement plan with 4% match after one year of employment, flexible spending accounts for dependent care/medical savings, educational assistance programs for degrees and continuing education, license reimbursement, paid supervision for licensing, paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO).

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Laurie Ostertag

Treatment Assistant Supervisor

Wayside Recovery Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

FAX: 952.926.9713

EMAIL: Laurie.ostertag@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.


Recovery Advocate – Medication Specialist (TMA) – 2nd Shift (Sa-Su)

REPORTS TO: Treatment Assistant Supervisor
POSITION: 20 hours a week.  Non-Benefit eligible

 

We are looking for an employee who is:

  • Passionate for our mission
  • Client focused
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • A problem solver

 

Medication Duties, Responsibilities and Additional Duties

Medication Duties 

  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA), having completed course work and certification through a Minnesota State College.
  • Must have Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate registered with the Minnesota Department of Health
  • Transcribe Clinician Orders reviewed by licensed nurse
  • Review medication book for errors/signatures/initials
  • Communication with Pharmacy
  • Supervise client self-administration of medications and documentation
  • Receive medications from pharmacy
  • Communicate with nursing staff regarding client concerns pertaining to medications
  • Assist with orientation of new RA staff regarding medications
  • Assist with scheduling physical exams/obtain ROIs/fax documents to clinic
  • Other duties as assigned by nursing staff

 

Responsibilities   

  • Be available to clients seeking guidance or support, as well as responding appropriately to identify needs. 
  • Supervise client activities.  Respond to emergencies and effectively manage crisis.  Record pertinent client data.
  • Monitor health needs of clients; supervise clients in self-administration of prescribed medication.
  • Assist with tasks associated with clients arriving and leaving Wayside Recovery Center.  Assist in various programs, as needed.  Collect urine specimens for drug screens.  Complete required paperwork at admission and discharge.
  • Role model behavior that is consistent with and supportive to people in recovery from substance use disorder.  Such behavior will include upholding ethical standards of the program and reliable attendance.
     

Additional Duties 

  • Maintain confidential client records. Perform other routine support tasks, including filing, photocopying, and answering telephones.
  • Shift-specific Tasks: Overnight shift – awake overnight, secure building and set alarm. Day and Evening shifts – provide transportation to clients in Wayside Recovery Center vehicles.

 

Job Requirements

  • Must be free from problematic substance use for at least two years immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact.
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health.
  • Trained Medication Aide (TMA), having completed TMA training through MN State College preferred.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant registered with the Minnesota Department of Health.
  • CPR for Healthcare Worker certification required
  • Microsoft Outlook/Office experience required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred
  • Good driving record and current driver’s license required
  • No DWIs in last three years; No more than three moving violations/accidents in past three years
  • Must be able to pass DHS background study and be free of communicable disease.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to be responsive in an effective manner, while maintaining a warm and supportive atmosphere. 
  • Must value diversity and be able to relate well and enjoy working with women and children of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
     

 

Compensation

$15.50 to $16.00 per hour – DOQ – With TMA certification

 

Location                        

Wayside Women’s Treatment Center

3705 Park Center Blvd

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

 

Hours                             

Saturday-Sunday 2 pm to 10 pm (20 hours per week)

 

Benefits

This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter detailing experience to:  

Danika Drake-Jarppi

RA Supervisor

Wayside Recovery Center

3705 Park Center Boulevard

St Louis Park, MN 55416               

 

FAX: 952-926-9713

EMAIL: danika.drakejarppi@waysiderc.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Or apply online by clicking here.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Fire Up or Burn Out!

As professionals, we are exposed to stress and trauma each day. Clients come to us for help and share with us extreme pain and shame. We must know how to deal with it, dissipate it and be balanced. In this presentation, we will discuss how the brain processes stress, review the self-care wheel, and implement the three principles to diffuse secondary trauma.

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