Positions in health information management and healthcare management are necessary for any clinic and are a must for facilities providing rehabilitation. Positions in health information management and healthcare management are necessary for any clinic and are a must for facilities providing rehabilitation. Laboratory technicians deal with the blood work that keeps check on the client's health during and after their stay in the facility. They analyze chemicals in the blood, look for infection, parasites or other microorganisms, and test drug levels in the blood determining how the individual is responding to treatment.

Rehabilitation support workers often interact with a wide variety of healthcare professionals. Insurance billing and coding specialist ensure correct payment and co-pays are assessed during rehab and after-care. Normal office conditions apply to these positions: mostly desk-work with a computer and paperwork, and filing with occasional errand running and walking within the facility. The demand for specialists to code, digitize and create electronic patient records, check accuracy and manage the process grows daily.

Nurses help clients through the detox process, providing prescribed medications to assist them through any adverse reactions during this time. Entry level nursing jobs require at least a diploma or associate degree. A BS in Nursing Degree extends the career opportunities and options to advance within the field. Today nurses provide more care than ever before. They keep records of patient's health symptoms and histories, perform diagnostic testing, administer medications and treatments, operate medical equipment and follow-up on treatment and rehabilitation. Those who wish to assist patients to understand their health issues and treatments, enjoy challenges, prevent illness, and improve physical, mental and emotional health will find nursing their perfect profession. Most rehabilitation support workers gain the necessary training from personal support worker colleges.

Occupational and physical therapy assistants (PTAs) provide support and services throughout rehabilitation. Physical therapy assistants implement client treatments under the direction of the physical therapist. They modify the program as the patient progresses through the program, ensuring the patient's comfort and safety. The best positions go to those with an associate degree and license. Good interpersonal skills are needed, and the agility and strength to work with obstinate patients. The desire to help people really in need is a must. Activity is very beneficial to occupying the client's time and mental capacity during this time, while instilling a positive mental attitude that promotes necessary changes to keep drug free and/or sober.