Meridian Behavioral Health Recovery Specialist (Nursing Department) in Rochester, Minnesota

Recovery Specialist / Trained Medication Aide

Location: Rochester, MN

Available Shift: 2nd

Req ID: RECOV01111

Meridian Behavioral Health LLC is a Minnesota leader in behavioral health care and addiction recovery services, with a network of addiction treatment centers nationwide. Oakridge, our men's residential facility is seeking a Recovery Specialist to provide care and support to our patients in the nursing department. An excellent opportunity for someone considering a career in nursing.

This Opportunity Includes:

  • Career growth - we're on the cusp of a major expansion - grow with us!

  • Passionate co-workers and a fulfilling job with meaningful work

  • An opportunity to train with our best

About You:

  • Valid driver's license

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Interested in being certified as a TMA (Trained Medication Aide)

  • A minimum of one year freedom from chemical abuse problems.

In this Role You Will:

  • To transport clients for admission, discharge, medical appointment, etc.

  • To provide orientation to new clients and check in personal property.

  • Will provide for the safety of the clients by monitoring their whereabouts by making rounds including all areas described in the Program Abuse Prevention Plan and overnight bed checks.

  • Complete a DAANES reports as directed.

  • Interact with clients whenever possible.

  • Attend shift change report meetings.

  • Assist in client discharge process.

  • Chart interaction with clients and observations made in client’s record.

  • Attend staff meetings and In-service trainings.

  • Distribute medications and other duties as directed and as assigned by Nurse Manager.

We owe our success to the passion, commitment and expertise of our staff. Many have been through our program personally and know what it takes to get back on that road to recovery – and stay there. Our licensed and experienced staff takes the role of coach/teacher, providing support and encouragement from the heart. Come join us and see the difference you’ll make!

Meridian Behavioral Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Please to send resume: hr@meridianprograms.com

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred