Division Medical/24-Hour Services
Department: 24-Hour Services/SGL Residential
Supervised By: Group Home Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt/Regular/Full-time or Relief
Effective Date: July 2012
Educate and supervise mentally ill adults at supervised group living residences with limited on-site supervision.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Monitor, educate and assist residents in performance of activities of daily living in accordance with goals and problem area identified on individualized treatment plan
- Participate in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in areas related to the focus of the residential program
- Attend meetings as appropriate and meet regularly with supervisor and peers to exchange pertinent information and to receive supervision
- Maintain client and program records in accordance with applicable standards and regulations
- Interact appropriately with any and all visitors, family members, and care providers of residents
- Carry out responsibilities pertaining to the efficient and therapeutic operation of the facility, including all events, activities and outings, utilizing safety management, emergency procedures and non-violent crisis intervention
- Monitor client's self administration of medications, take medication orders from prescriptions, and enter orders in the Medication Administration Register.
- Will be expected to bill for services provided
- Assist with inventory and general maintenance of supplies, facilities and equipment
- Perform cleaning duties as assigned by supervisor
- Interact with clients in a confidential, therapeutic, and responsible manner maintaining a high level of ethical conduct
- Manage crisis and emergency situations involving residents
- Transport residents to and from appointment, groups and other activities
- Perform other duties as assigned
- High School diploma or equivalent plus two years of paid, voluntary or family behavior health experience OR Associate degree required.
- Flexibility to work any shift preferred
- Oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge and skills in educating clients in daily living skills
- Observation and decision making skills
- Experience in implementing group activities helpful
- Willingness to use personal transportation in work capacity
- Knowledge of substance abuse / addiction issues or related work experience would be beneficial
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
- Maintain a valid Indiana Chauffeur's license in accordance with MVL policy
- Maintain current Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification
- Maintain current American Red Cross / CPR/1st Aid certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Assists clients walking to and from activities
- Lifts and carries up to 25 pounds
- Safely loads and unloads consumers from vans
- Participates in group activities/yard games
- Climbs stairs and/or ladder
- Gets down on hands and knees
- Working hours rotate quickly
- Job duties are primarily provided in the Supervised Group Living facilities and in other community locations as indicated.
Conditions of Employment
- Satisfactory reference and background investigation checks
- Completion of a pre-employment drug screening and completion of post-employment drug or alcohol tests upon reasonable suspicion of use
- Completion of tuberculin screening no later than three days prior to first work day of employment and annually thereafter
- Completion of Center-wide new employee orientation and ALL required paperwork prior to reporting for work
- Completion of HCI's Commitment to Quality Training
- Attendance at all mandatory staff development & training
- Completion of Supervised Group Home Orientation within 3 months.
- Successful completion of a six month on the job orientation period
- Participation in payroll electronic deposit
- Adherence to Compliance Program Plan
- Satisfactory completion of an Indiana Department of Child Services criminal fingerprinting background check at the time of hire and every four years (or at contract renewal when applicable) for any employee that has direct contact on a regular and continuing basis with DCS and IVB clients
Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.
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