BRC
  • Chemical Dependency Crisis Center
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $32,273 ($16.55/hr)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full time employees receive a generous benefits package


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

BRC's Chemical Dependency Crisis Center (CDCC) offers 32-beds of medically monitored and medically supervised withdrawal services in an inpatient setting for men and women. The CDCC program provides 24-hour nursing coverage, individual and group motivational counseling, didactic health and substance abuse education, therapeutic activities and institutional twelve-step programs. The medically supervised beds are new to BRC's CDCC.

 

HOURS:                                             

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Sunday-Thursday; 4:00pm-12:30am

                                                                                                                                       

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:    

Referral, intake and admission of clients.  Crisis intervention.  Record keeping including charts and log book.  Process discharged clients.  Oversee custodial needs of in house clients such as laundry and assisting in maintaining an orderly and clean environment.  Assist with preparation of meals when necessary.  Leading groups and related duties as assigned. Provide emergency first aid/CPR assistance when needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                      

H.S. Diploma or GED required. Knowledge of the addiction/recovery process; knowledge of group process; bilingual preferred. Basic computer literacy required. CPR training certification or willingness to take training class in CPR.

 

ABOUT BRC:

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers.  With a $77 million budget and over 800 employees, BRC has 27 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs. We employ a holistic approach, helping clients achieve health, wellness, and economic self-sufficiency, offering an array of housing and services for more than 10,000 of New York's neediest residents.  BRC has an entrepreneurial culture with a track record of innovation.  BRC is highly successful and has been recognized for it, most recently as a winner of the NY Community Trust's Nonprofit Excellence Award and as a national finalist for the Drucker Prize for innovative management.  Staff at BRC works together collaboratively to address some of the greatest social challenges of our City and does so using a compassionate and respectful approach.  In our most recent survey, 95% of our employees said they would recommend BRC as a good place to work.   For more information about BRC, please see our website at www.brc.org.

                                                       

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