Recovery Technician

Recovery Services · Hannibal, Missouri
Department Recovery Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Mark Twain Behavioral Health (MTBH) is a private not-for-profit Certified Community Behavioral Health Organization serving Northeast Missouri since 1975 with a wide variety of services. We strive to treat the whole person by promoting wellness as individuals work toward their personal goals of achieving a satisfying, productive, and healthy lifestyle.

Mark Twain Behavioral Health is seeking a full-time RECOVERY TECHNICIAN in our HANNIBAL MISSOURI - COMMUNICATIONS DRIVE location. This full-time salaried position offers competitive pay and full benefits.  Consider joining our MTBH Team!  We offer a supportive culture of appreciation and a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of our team.


  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Conduct intakes for persons entering the Detoxification Program or the Residential Treatment Programs
  • Make referrals to other agencies in accordance with agency Policies and Procedures
  • Orient Consumers to the program they are entering
  • Conduct assessments for Consumers admitted to the Detoxification Program (Detox)
  • Monitor and document Consumer behavior while on agency property or while engaged in an agency activity to ensure compliance with Program Rules
  • Transport Consumers as scheduled and assigned by the clinical team
  • Report to the Detox Director or Technician Coordinator when rules are broken
  • Monitor vital signs of Consumers receiving services in accordance with the Policies and Procedures of MTBH Recovery Services
  • Monitor Consumer’s self-administration of medications within compliance of Program, CARF and DMH regulations
  • Collect and monitor the collection of Consumer’s samples for UA testing
  • Document in Consumers’ records in accordance with tasks performed or observed and in accordance with agency Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions of the agency as scheduled
  • Maintain adherence to documented schedule by arriving on time and ensuring coverage as needed
  • Ensure all documentation and paperwork are legible and accurate
  • Assist the nursing and clinical staff in the performance of their duties
  • Attend in-service and staff meetings
  • Display appropriate ethical boundaries with Consumers at all times
  • Monitor Consumer participation in structured activities as assigned
  • Conduct educational groups as assigned utilizing mandatory billing regulations such as real-time billing
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of mandatory reporting responsibilities
  • Take Consumers with or without children out for structured activities
  • Other duties as assigned by the Detoxification Director, Technician Coordinator, Program Directors, Clinical Director or Vice President of Clinical Operations
  • Additional Duties in the Women and Children Daycare Progam


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience in the human services field preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of the recovery process
  • Willingness to work flexible hours during the week, weekends, and holidays
  • Valid Class E Chauffeurs driver’s license
  • Knowledge, ability, and active certification to perform CPR and First Aid (may be provided)
  • Ability to pass a Comprehensive State of Missouri Background Check
  • Ability to pass initial and random drug screenings

    Adherence to the MTBH Ethical Code of Conduct and all policies is required

    Mark Twain Behavioral Health is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status or any other characteristic protected by law in any of its services, activities, or operations.

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    • Location
      Hannibal, Missouri
    • Department
      Recovery Services
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience