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Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT)

Company: Clare Foundation, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Are you in search of a role that provides opportunity for growth, and encourages career advancement? Do you want to save lives and have a positive influence on the community? Look no further than CLARE-MATRIX!

Whether you work within the clinical arena, or the administrative world. We all work toward our shared mission, and uphold the CLARE-MATRIX values of:


Why work for CLARE-MATRIX?

CLARE-MATRIX is seeking bright and compassionate leaders to help save lives through recovery! We are a nonprofit organization providing effective and compassionate treatment, recovery, and prevention services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community. We offer an engaging, mission-driven work environment with excellent benefits and compensation. Work with dedicated colleagues in a dynamic setting, utilizing innovative approaches to addiction recovery and mental health treatment.

We recognize our staff as the heart of our organization, and seek to provide a generous and competitive benefit package to support our employees well-being. We offer the following:

  • Employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, and LTD insurance
  • Vacation and sick hours
  • 11 paid holidays (including a birthday holiday)
  • Retirement plan (may be eligible for employer matching up to 6% after 1 year of service)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • On-going clinical training, MATRIX Model Training & CEUs available
    Job Title: Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT)
    Reports to: Program Director

    RADT is a technician who is registered by a recognized governing body by the state of California.


    The RADT supports the activities of the department, which provides high quality substance abuse recovery services for people who are struggling with the addictions to alcohol and other drugs by assisting them in achieving identified goals.

    Major Areas of Responsibility:
    • Manage a caseload of clients
    • Group Facilitation, individual counseling & case management of clients
    • File compliance ensuring contractual guidelines and CLARE-MATRIX's standards are upheld
    • Crisis Management
    • Collaborative team work
    • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of CLARE-MATRIX's mission, vision, & philosophy
    • Contribute to a healthy work environment
    • Actively participate in meetings and team-building activities.
    • Communicate on a direct and timely basis about needs and problems as they arise.
    • Ensure standards of conduct are upheld to CLARE-MATRIX standards.
    • Ensure a community environment is maintained.
    • Ensure health and safety regulations are upheld to CLARE-MATRIX standards.
    • Maximize learning opportunities by remaining receptive to constructive feedback and utilizing support available from your supervisor and others.
    • Represent CLARE-MATRIX at community meetings, collaborate with other social services agencies as a part of continuum of care, and serve as an advocate for CLARE-MATRIX constituents, if applicable.
    • Other duties as assigned by manager.
      Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
      The ideal candidate will have counseling experience in a substance abuse treatment center setting. In addition, the following are strongly desired/required:
      • Experience and ability to work well with diverse populations.
      • Possess an understanding of issues of substance use and mental health.
      • Must have reliable transportation.
      • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and counseling skills.
      • The Core Functions of a substance abuse counselor are as listed below:
        • Screening
        • Intake
        • Orientation
        • Assessment
        • Treatment
        • Planning
        • Counseling
        • Case Management
        • Crisis Intervention
        • Client Education
        • Referral
        • Reports and Record keeping
        • Consultation with Other Professionals
          **Per State of CA, all client facing employees must be fully vaccinated**

          To learn more about CLARE-MATRIX please visit:

          CLARE-MATRIX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. CLARE-MATRIX does not discriminate because of gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, age or physical, mental or sensory challenges. No qualified applicant will be denied employment sole on the basis of having or not having a prior history of alcoholism or other drug addiction.

          Physical Demands: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance; and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

          These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

          Medical History: All employees whose functions require or necessitate contact with client or food preparation shall complete a health screening report or a health questionnaire. Health screening report or health questionnaire will be provided upon hire. For all residential employees a health screening report, be completed and signed off by a medical practitioner signature for clearance. All outpatient employees will complete at minimum a self-report screening questionnaire.

          TB test are to be conducted under licensed medical supervision not more than 60 calendar days prior to or 7 calendar days after employment and renewed annually from the date of the last tuberculosis test. Staff with a known record of tuberculosis or record of positive testing shall not be required to obtain a tuberculosis skin test. Unless there is documentation that the staff completed at least 6 months of preventive therapy, the staff shall be required to obtain, within 45 calendar days of employment, a chest x-ray result and a physician's statement that the incumbent does not have communicable tuberculosis and has been under regular care and monitoring for tuberculosis. A chest x-ray within the prior 6 months is acceptable. The physician's statement shall be renewed annually.

          Work Environment: This job will be primarily located at the CLARE-MATRIX's offices in Santa Monica, CA. While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

          Conclusion: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by the job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Keywords: Clare Foundation, Inc., Santa Monica , Registered Alcohol and Drug Technician (RADT), Professions , Santa Monica, California

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