This position will be working for the Men's Unity House. Due to the nature of this work and safety reasons we're looking for male candidates. This is an on-call non benefited position. The hours/shifts for this position include days, nights, PMs, and weekends.
This position assists with the implementation of daily program activities for residential treatment patients while upholding our patient-centered, disease management philosophy. The Residential Treatment Specialist provides supports for the patients' emotional and social needs. This position also monitors the facility and identifies anything needed to promote safe patient care.
Provides developmentally appropriate and supportive interactions with patients during counseling sessions and while monitoring patients in a 1:1 or group setting.
Observes for changes in patients’ behavior and notifies the counselor and/or clinical supervisor with any concerns or notable changes.
Partners with the treatment team to encourage patient compliance with Behavioral Health Plan of Care, participation in recreational activities, and completion of treatment assignments.
Assists primary counselor and admissions counselor with admission, transfer, and discharge process.
Provides educational programming for patients.
Teaches patients appropriate social skills, i.e., ADL's, cooking, interpersonal skills.
Monitors patients' self-administration of medications, ensuring adherence to departmental and system policies and procedures.
Transports patients to program activities.
Documents in a timely and accurate manner in EPIC.
Demonstrates role accountability by adhering to Gundersen Health System statements, policies, and confidentiality statement.
Performs office duties when needed, i.e., answering phones, typing, preparing charts, filing.
Maintains CBRF required coursework completion.
Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.
Reviews treatment plan and goals as needed with patients to answer questions. Work daily to emphasize, reinforce, and support patients to achieve progress towards treatment plan goals.
Develops Individualized Service Plans with each patient. Goals are made specific to personal care, mental health, physical health, emotion regulation, issues with the self, social relationships, and daily living skills. Work daily to emphasize, reinforce, and support patients to achieve progress towards individualized service plan goals.
Cultivates a safe, supportive, healthy environment.
Nurtures patient biopsychosocial growth internally and externally.
Performs other duties as assigned.
|Scope of the Job|
|Age Specific Population Served||Adult (18 - 64 years)
|OSHA Category||Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.|
|Education and Experience:|
|Required||Associate degree in
Social Work or Psychology or Sociology or a related human service field
|Required||1 year of experience in a human services field or health care setting|
|Desired||1 year of experience working in behavioral health/addition services|
|Communication||excellent oral and written communication skills|
|General - All Positions||use listening skills to identify important information in oral communication|
|General - All Positions||perceive and respond sensitively to the needs of others|
|General - All Positions||work cooperatively with a wide variety of people|
|Leadership||work independently: self-disciplined|
|Leadership||use effective time management|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||be professional, honest and have personal integrity|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||be decisive|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||have positive attitude|
|Reasoning/Decision Making||appreciate people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your own|
|License and Certifications|
|Required||Valid Driver's License (DL) and
Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes
|Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position|
|Sitting||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Walking/Standing||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Stooping/Bending||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Climbing Stair||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Shoulder Level|
|Reaching - Below Shoulder||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
|Reaching - Above Shoulder|
|Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Pounds of force: 0-25|
|Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces||Pounds of force:|
|Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Balance - Right Leg||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Balance - Left Leg||Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)|
|Lifting - Floor to Waist||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Waist to Overhead||Number of lbs:|
|Lifting - Other||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
|Carrying - Long Carry (>50 feet)||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Short Carry||Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)||Number of lbs: 25-50|
|Carrying - Right Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Left Carry||Number of lbs:|
|Carrying - Push/Pull (Static Force)||Number of lbs:|
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|Subject to outside environmental conditions.
|Residential Treatment Spec|
Equal Opportunity Employer