Regional Eating Disorder Technician – Residential

at Center For Discovery
Location Fairfield
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Job Description

Position Summary

Eating Disorder Technician 1 (ED Tech 1) is responsible for assisting and supporting patients through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. ED Tech 1 is responsible for contributing insightful, practical, and meaningful information to the treatment planning process. ED Tech 1 responsibilities primarily include ensuring patient safety, providing milieu interventions, leading psychoeducational groups, and supporting patients.


Supports patient during admission processes. This may include checking in patient belongings, acclimating patient to the program and milieu.

Effectively and professionally communicates with families/loved ones, as appropriate.

Completes relevant tasks within 24 hours of admission and accompanying notes in medical record.

Assists and supports patients in day to day activities including, but not limited to: waking routines, morning hygiene, meals, nighttime routine, evening hygiene, bathroom observations, and free time.

Provides milieu management throughout the treatment experience and communicates with all team members.

Assists in the implementation of the comprehensive treatment plan in the milieu.

Contributes to the well-being of all patients by serving as a positive role model.

Engages in brief "check ins" wherein patients are provided with support and guidance in using coping skills.

Responsible for facilitating psychoeducational groups for the expected length of time identified in the program schedule.

Objectively and accurately documents patient progress on a daily basis.

Assists with discharge process.

This is a full-time position, schedule is flexible and changing week to week, with a guaranteed 40 hours. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at.

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