URGENT HIRING - Health Technician EMT certification

  • San Jose, CA
  • Full Time
  • Mission Street Recovery Station
  • Mid Level

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 Health Technician, you provide a safe environment to participants by monitoring for potential medical and mental health issues as the participant goes through withdrawal and crisis. Horizon Service, Inc. – Mission Street Recovery Station in San Jose, CA is a sobering center and mental health triage supporting participants who have been transported to the sobering center for public intoxication and/or experiencing a mental health crisis 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
  • Work weekends and holidays
  • Experience working with clients dealing with alcohol and drug addiction/mental health
  • Able to work with diverse populations, cultures and people with co-occurring disorders and disabilities
  •  Able to handle and de-escalate emergency situations
  • 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 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.

What else is required?

  • Valid California Driver's license and auto insurance, excellent driving record a must
  • Ability to drive a 10 passenger van
  • Current CPR/First-aid training
  • Fingerprinting/Drug testing required at time of hire
  • Current flu vaccine/flu shot
  • The California Department of Public Health has required that all staff in healthcare organizations receive the COVID 19 vaccination by September 30, 2021.  Our organization is a healthcare organization and will abide by this mandate.

What you will gain from working here?

We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time and part time employees over 20 hours per week.

  • 100% of medical, dental, Life and LTD for employees and 50% for any dependents medical and dental coverage
  • . PTO and Holiday pay
  • Retirement benefits after 6 months of service
  • Training and CEU opportunities 

 And of course, the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to a team of mindful, caring and passionate people at work every day!

Salary: $22.66/hour

2nd and 3rd shift available

Horizon Services, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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