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Who are we?

Horizon Services Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1974 with the goal of reducing alcohol and other drug related problems of individuals, families, and communities. By practicing our values: Integrity, Respect, Diversity, and Quality, we are able to provide mental health, detox, recovery and sobering programs to support women, men, youth and LGBTQ clients to live a responsible and constructive life. HSI is a learning community where our collective experiences enrich each other s growth.

How can you make a difference in people s lives?

As a Relief Health Technician, you provide a safe environment to participants by monitoring for potential medical and mental health issues as the participant goes through withdrawal. Horizon Service, Inc. Mission Street Sobering Center in San Jose, CA is a sobering center supporting participants who have been transported to the sobering center for public intoxication as an alternative to incarceration and unnecessary hospitalization. You will connect with participants through hourly monitoring of vitals, making medications available, collaborating with participants medical/mental health provider, transporting participants to and from the sobering center and making necessary referrals as needed.

What will make you successful in this role?

  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of California
  • A.A. Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Experience working with clients dealing with alcohol and drug addiction
  • Able to work with diverse populations, cultures and people with co-occurring disorders and disabilities
  • Able to handle and de-escalate emergency situations
  • CPR/First-aid training
  • Comfortable and skilled in time management
  • Ability to collaborate with the team internally and coordinate/collaborate with external partners including (but not limited to) case managers, psychiatrists, social workers, referral sources, medical care personnel, etc.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends
  • Valid California Driver's license, excellent driving record a must
  • Must show a demonstrated knowledge of computers; including but not limited to, data input, internet navigation, Microsoft word, etc. Ability to write clear narrative reports and treatment notes.
  • Fingerprinting/Drug testing required at time of hire

What you will gain from working here?

All staff members receive ongoing training relevant to the program needs and needs of the participants. And of course, the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to a team of mindful, caring and passionate people at work every day!

Salary: $22/hour

Horizon Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Associated topics: emergency department, emergency medical technician, emergency room, medic, pmt, service technician, technician, technician iii, technician iv, technician emergency

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