Direct Care Monitor - Del Valle, TX

Post Date:  Jun 15, 2024

Del Valle, TX, US, 78617

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  31852
Work Schedule:  5 days a week (may include weekends)

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – Gateway Is The Place For You. 


Direct Care Monitor Responsibilities:


  • Monitors and observes clients, ensures their safety and well-being, and provides motivational support and guidance to assist them in meeting therapeutic goals.

  • Reports client observations and contributes to treatment decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges.
  • Monitors clients in medication self-administration, collects urine samples from clients for laboratory screening and administer breathalyzer to clients for detection of alcohol use.
  • Supports treatment plans by scheduling and coordinating client transportation, assisting in planning client interactive events, and so forth.
  • Provide security for the medical building.


Job Requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Any and all work experience is encouraged to apply. Experience in corrections, security guard, security officer, home health aide (HHA), direct support professional (DSP), caregiver, or substance abuse counseling is a plus.
  • Must be able to respectfully interact with substance abuse clients and form a working therapeutic alliance
  • Valid driver’s license in state of residence and good driving record required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to work overtime and occasional weekends


Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to walk or move about facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients.
  • Ability to speak with others in order to exchange information and provide support.
  • Ability to proofread and check documents and files for accuracy on a regular basis.
  • Ability to respond to telephones and pages, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises.


Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:


  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Short Term Disablility - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Austin