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Residential Medication Technician - $21.50/hour

Company: The Opportunity Alliance
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Medication TechnicianThe BridgeIf you are viewing this listing on a third-party website, please visit our Careers page at to apply.The Opportunity Alliance is hiring for a Medication Technician at The Bridge. The Bridge is a 12-bed residential treatment program for homeless adults living with a major mental illness, many of whom also experience co-occurring conditions. The program works to address the complex needs of the clients, utilizing an integrated, individualized, and client-centered approach, operated 24 hours/day by staff trained in trauma-informed care, crisis intervention, and mental health and substance use treatment.TOA's The Residential Services Medication Technician is a technical position overseeing the administration of medications for residents of the program. This position contributes to the accomplishment of the Agency mission through the provision of direct service providing oversight on all documentation required within the medication room. This position manages all aspects of the medication administration within the program implementing all medication rules and regulations. This position attends weekly program staff meetings and participates in other meetings as necessary. Work is performed, reviewed, and evaluated under the supervision of the Program Director or their designee.This is a 40 hour/week, full-time, hourly position located in Portland, ME. This position pays $21.50/hour.Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred or equivalent training with at least 2 years of experience in mental health required.Must become certified as Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician 1 (MHRT1) within 1 year of employment; then maintain required trainings to uphold continuous MHRT1 status.Contracts that have Rider D: Must be able to able to successfully pass a criminal background, child protective service check & sex offender check.Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.If MHRT is required for position you must pass CNA registry checkIf residential or ECE employee must be able to pass pre-employment physical and TB screen.Must be able to exert moderate physical effort with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and frequently lift and carry small children or material weighing up to 25 pounds.Normal office conditions such as sitting, with occasional standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, typing and lifting up to 10 pounds.Driving may be necessary to attend meetings and trainings and for the occasional need to meet with clients offsite and within the program service area. This may include transportation of clients or driving to agency location to complete work. A good driving record is required.The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:Generous paid time offNine paid holidays per calendar year and up to three Floating Holidays per calendar yearExcellent medical benefits, at very reasonable costDental and Vision insurance optionsAgency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances403(b) retirement with a generous agency matchThe Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine. TOA tackles some of our community's most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources. TOA is a trauma informed organization and we utilize clinical approaches in training staff and designing programs.The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.If you are viewing this listing on a third-party website, please visit our Careers page at to apply.Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.Thank you!

Keywords: The Opportunity Alliance, Portland , Residential Medication Technician - $21.50/hour, Professions , Portland, Maine

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