Keystone Substance Abuse Services

Inpatient Technician


  1. Understands Keystone’s organizational chart and uses appropriate professional protocol; displays kindness and respect in all communications and interactions with stakeholders, supervisors, co-workers and patients.  Performs duties as prescribed by Supervisor(s).
  2. Commits to upholding Keystone’s Vision/Mission/Core Value statements; understands and complies with Keystone’s policies and procedures; promotes a Recovery Oriented System of Care including actively supporting integration of Medication Assisted Treatment across all Keystone programs; maintains commitment to ethics and total quality, and complies with all applicable rules and regulations including state and federal confidentiality laws.
  3. Provides quality service and opportunity to all appropriate employees/patients regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, physical condition/health status or age, or because they may be considered handicapped as provided for by the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) of 2009.


  1.  Coordinates schedules for all Inpatient Residential Technicians and Substance Abuse Specialists.
  2. Responsible for the training of Inpatient Residential Technicians and Substance Abuse Specialists.
  3. Maintains continuous observation of patients and reporting same to nurse in charge.
  4. Accurate check and charting of vital signs
  5. Encourages patient’s participation in family activities.
  6. Serves as a liaison for outside groups coming into facility to hold meetings. (AA/NA).
  7. Assists patients as necessary in the activities of daily living including eating, dressing, and personal cleanliness.
  8. Strict emphasis on maintenance of environment safety and hygiene including continuous housekeeping chores.
  9. Professional and courteous telephone etiquette and communications with patients, co-workers and visitors.
  10. Adheres to the duties assigned as required by the current billing procedures.
  11. Assist the Treatment Director when needed.
  12. Require regular and reliable attendance.
  13. Remain current by attending Safety Trainings, mandatory trainings/licensure, and receiving an annual Tb skin test or equivalent.
  14. Obtain and remain current with (SAS) Substance Abuse Specialist certification by obtaining 20 hours relevant training for re-certification bi-annually.
  15. Proficiency with MS Office computer software applications and/or Medical records software/applications, emails, etc.
  16. Must have excellent organizational skills in regards to keeping patient records and pertinent medical/clinical documentation.
  17. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands/fingers to use various writing or computer systems, to answer telephones periodically, to file documents, and for employees of the medical withdrawal management unit, to assist patient’s ambulatory motion; driving a registered vehicle may be required.  The normal course of business may include dealing with volatile consumers and/or stakeholders.

Bloodborne pathogen exposure classification: I



SAT: Certified nursing assistant, certified medical technician, EMT or formal coursework towards nursing degree completed or in process; basic written and verbal communication skills, some knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse helpful; must work compatibly with others and have enough basic physical strength to perform required manual tasks involved with the position.

SUPERVISOR:  Operations Director

WORK SCHEDULE:  Reports on time to work, maintaining schedule assigned by Supervisor, with appropriate advance requests for paid time off if applicable.


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