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Recovery Coach Technician (Evenings) (Behavior Technician )

Scurry, Texas
Job Type
24 Jul 2022
Behavioral Technician opening in Scurry, Texas.

As a Recovery Coach Tech (RCT) you will be the most consistent point of contact for our adult patients with substance use disorders. You will conduct regular safety checks, direct patients to appointments and activities, assist with intakes, and perform a variety of administrative tasks to ensure our programs function safely and efficiently.

Depending on the location of the facility, this role is appropriate for those currently certified - or interested in becoming certified - as a Recovery Coach, Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA), Certified Peer Support Specialist, or for those pursuing CADC or LADC status.

You will be part of a supportive, team-based approach that models collaborative, solution-based problem solving, and authentic communication.

Priority responsibilities include:

Patient Safety

  • Perform and document safety checks on all patients every 30 or 60-minutes
  • Search patient rooms and belongings for contraband as directed
  • Monitor patient activity and behavior to ensure physical and emotional safety
  • Provide emotional support and de-escalation for patients in distress
  • Maintain and promote healthy boundaries
  • Respond and participate as assigned to emergency codes
  • Promote and protect each patient s independence, privacy, dignity, and emotional and physical well being

Training and Competencies

  • Learn about the disease model of addiction and evidence based treatments
  • Learn and follow company-established policies and procedures, and maintain adherence to established practice guidelines
  • Remain current with all required trainings and certifications
  • Receive biweekly supervision
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Practice respectful, compassionate, supportive communication with patients and colleagues

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
  • Current certification - or interest in becoming certified - as a Recovery Coach, Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA), Certified Peer Support Specialist, or a CADC or LADC.
  • Flexibility and aptitude for problem-solving
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive energy : )
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  • Job Reference: 666307673-2
  • Date Posted: 24 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Vertava Health
  • Location: Scurry, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent