Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed Teaching and Therapeutic Community in Los Angeles, California is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach and learn at our community located in Los Angeles. This ground breaking opportunity will help the Los Angeles community but will also enhance your training and experience in the field. Amity is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation and dissemination of information regarding community building.
Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal
This position is responsible for entry of all data into the Automated Reentry Management System (ARMS) within the integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program (ISUDTP). This position is responsible for the operational aspects of tracking and entering data and following the policies and procedures associated with these activities.
STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Responsible for the following:
- Daily data entry pertaining to services at ISUDTP.
- Accurate and timely entry of service data.
- Ensure data security as outlined in the ARMS Data Sharing Agreement, and fulfill duties and obligations with respect to the protection, use, and disclosure of protected heath information.
- Adhere to policies and procedures that ensure the integrity, accuracy and security of all data maintained and submitted to CDCR.
- Abide by policies and procedures outlining release of data, maintaining appropriate documentation of participant requests for information and signed Authorization for Release of Information.
- Ensure that technical and procedural best practices related to data security are upheld.
- Participate in annual training provided by CDCR Program area data unit.
- Additional duties as assigned.
- Implement and maintain policies and procedures to ensure the integrity, accuracy and security of all data maintained and submitted to CDCR.
- Oversee daily data entry, ensuring that appropriate staff members are cross-trained to accommodate for staff absence.
- Prepare and maintain daily register of participant participation and weekly and monthly reports provided to CDCR.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.
- Experience in a supervisory role an asset.CERTIFICATION
- No other certifications are required. KNOWLEDGE
- Understanding of causes, symptoms, and effects of substance abuse; appreciation for the behavioral, psychological, physical and social effects of drug abuse.
- Knowledge of contractual requirements of ISUDTP Data Management functions are essential.
- Understand an array of treatment models available to participants, and maintain a current awareness of availability for placement within each treatment paradigm.
- Operational knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, and Access.
SKILLS and ABILITIES
- Attention to detail, and ability to manage large amounts of data;
- Ability to integrate, disseminate, and implement data requirements, reporting time-frames and/or procedure changes as indicated by CDCR;
- Ability to demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards program participants;
- Ability to effectively supervise and train a multi-disciplinary team; and,
- Excellent interpersonal, written communications and typing skills. PROFESSIONAL and ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure that excellence and integrity are applied to professional responsibilities in order to provide optimal services to participants;
- Understand and appropriately apply Amity policies and procedures, and adhere to agency-wide practices and regulations;
- Demonstrate ethical behavior in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the participant;
- Participate in community building activities as appropriate to position;
- Protect program participant’s health, safety, welfare, and confidentiality of records and participant information;
- Demonstrate proper attitudes and techniques towards program participants and staff; and,
- Model professionalism, effective work habits and responsible living. TRAINING and CONTINUING EDUCATION
- Within specified contract time frames,personnel file shall document evidence of participation in the following training’s:
- Organizational and Institutional Employee Orientation (attend first available CDCR institutional orientation training)
- CPR Certification, First Aid Certification and an annual Tuberculosis (TB) test
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Trauma-Informed Care
- Sexual Harassment Prevention
- Emergency Procedures
- Confidentiality (Title 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 2)
- Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (Title 45 CFR Part 164)
- Signed acknowledgement of Drug Free Workplace policy
- Signed CDCR Prison Rae Elimination Policy (PREA) form
- Participate in annual training provided by CDCR program area data unit on data release and sharing relating to ARMS data.
- Participate in monthly, block, cross-training, curriculum training’s, technical assistance training or other training as assigned.