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Overnight &Evening Caregivers NEEDED:, 10pm to 8am, 11pm to 7am, 8pm to 8sm

at Ascend Behavioral Health

Pay: $12 to $16/hour
Full time with medical benefits, 401, PTO, bonuses, employee of the month
Posted: 3/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time,Part Time,On Call

Job Description

Ascend Behavioral Health,LLC is currently seeking a Caregiver (BHT) to join its outstanding team.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Caregiver(BHT) is responsible for developing an active treatment approach that is designed to promote a positive therapeutic milieu.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • As the Primary staff, monitor and report resident's progress
  • Maintain individual records at home for each resident to include resident's Individual Treatment Plan (ITP)
  • Maintain accurate and objective information for each resident on a daily basis
  • Maintain communication with all ABH staff to increase awareness of progress and problems

Household responsibilities to include:

  • Implementation of physical management techniques to aid in controlling aggressive residents
  • Professional advancement through a program of self-study to maintain current knowledge of current principles and program development within the professional field.
  • Additional duties as requested.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Instruct and supervise residents in the following areas
  • Homemaking ski
  • Menu planning/nutrition
  • Shopping/budgeting
  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Communication and cooperation with peers and other
  • Assist in contacts with family and friends (i.e. phone calls, letter writing)
  • Accompany and transport residents on rotating basis to activities such as:
  • Medical or dental appointments, etc.
  • Shopping
  • Church or religious activities
  • Assist in recreation activities such as:
  • Assisting or transporting to recreational facilities or events
  • Encourage and facilitate home recreation

Skill / Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The ability to work with adults whom exhibit severe behavioral problems and maintain a positive demeanor.
  • The skills and knowledge to:
  • Protect client rights
  • Provide treatment that promotes client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have a minimum of Highschool Diploma or GED and : 
  • Six months to one year experience working with an emotionally/behavior and/or, 
  • Two (2)years experience working with an emotionally/behaviorally challenged population
  • Additionally, he/she must posses the personal characteristics necessary to effectively maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for persons with emotional challenges.

Important Notes

This will be an overnight shift position.