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Ascension Health Milieu Technician - Womens Halfway House (Brighton Center for Recovery - Part-time 32 hrs) in Brighton, Michigan

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Milieu Technician - Womens Halfway House - Part-Time, Rotating - Ascension Brighton Center For Recovery - Brighton, MI.

Friday 8:00 p.m.- 8:30 a.m., Saturday & Sunday 12:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

High School Diploma or equivilant. Minimum two years of sobriety required.

Requires valid driver's license.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to, under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, assesse individual and milieu interactions to define appropriate interventions, plans therapeutic interactions and recreational activities.


  • Monitor individual and milieu status and interactions of patients.

  • Confront and process inappropriate behavior.

  • Complete documentation in a timely manner consistent with all policies and procedures.

  • In the Halfway House environment, monitors residents in the self-administration of prescribed medications and ensures medications are kept properly secured.

  • Conduct safety rounds to ensure a safe environment and program attendance for all rehab and/or PHP patients.

  • Assist in maintaining an environment conducive to recovery.

  • Encourage patients to consider, participate in and assimilate 12 Step programs and philosophies.

  • Facilitate patient processing of immediate, in-the-moment thoughts and feelings.

  • Convene and facilitate small group interactions and recreational activities.

  • Maintain supplies and equipment necessary to conduct group activities.

  • Communicate with respect and understanding of cultural, gender and lifestyle differences.

  • Communicate daily with clinical staff regarding relevant issues.

  • Participate in team meetings as required.

  • Maintain professional boundaries in relation to staff/patient interactions.

  • Evaluate and document effectiveness of intervention strategies.

  • Train and orientate new employees as required.

  • Attend required in-service training sessions and staff meetings.

  • Assist in transportation of patients as required.

  • Assist Housekeeping and Maintenance in maintaining the therapeutic environment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Comply with regulatory agencies.

  • Act courteously toward patients, visitors, co-workers and others and respond in a timely manner to their needs.

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and attitudes, follow safety rules, work to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participate in organizational and departmental safety programs.

  • Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • In-depth, personal knowledge of the disease concept and 12 Step recovery programs.

  • Commitment to abstinence in recovery.

  • Ability to appropriately interact with and motivate individuals early in the recovery process.

  • Physical ability, with or without accommodation, to finger, grasp, kneel, lift up to 20 pounds, pull, push, reach and conduct repetitive movement.

  • Sensory and communicative skills, with or without accommodation, to feel, hear, see and speak.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively with associates, patients and families.

  • Ability to concentrate and to pay close attention to detail while performing tasks.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands.

  • Knowledgeable of computer systems.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required within 120 days of hire/transfer date.

  • Must be certified or obtain CPI certification within 120 days of employment and maintain current certification thereafter required.

  • Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of personal recovery experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Reasonable AccommodationAscension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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