Sep 10, 2020

Bilingual Direct Support Monitor

  • Gateway Foundation
  • Wilmer, TX, USA

Job Description

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.

If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 

Direct Care Monitors are responsible for:

Monitors and observes clients, ensures their safety and well-being, and provides motivational support and guidance to assist them in meeting therapeutic goals. Reports client observations and contributes to treatment decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges. Monitors clients in medication self-administration, collects urine samples from clients for laboratory screening and administer breathalyzer to clients for detection of alcohol use. Supports treatment plans by scheduling and coordinating client transportation, assisting in planning client interactive events, and so forth. Provide security for the medical building.

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency required Speaks fluent Spanish Minimum of 6 months of training or equivalent knowledge of substance abuse treatment theory and practices Previous work experience with an adult population in a residential or outpatient setting is preferred Must be able to respectfully interact with substance abuse clients and form a working therapeutic alliance Valid driver’s license in state of residence and good driving record required

Physical Requirements:

Ability to walk or move about facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients. Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide support. Ability to proofread and check documents and files for accuracy on a regular basis. Ability to respond to telephones and pages, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity Dental & Vision Insurance  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness Flexible Spending Accounts  Commuter Accounts 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match  Life and AD&D Insurance Long-Term Disability (LTD) Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Tuition Reimbursement Training & Development Programs

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