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Group Home - Residential Specialist (Evening Shift)

Company: Intercept Youth Services
Location: New York
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Residential Specialist - Community Homes (Full Time Evening)
$15-17/hourly
$750 Sign on Bonus
(3pm-11p or 4p-12a)
Richmond, VA

Do you enjoy being challenged? Working at Intercept Health gives you an opportunity to change lives....one at a time. We are seeking Residential Specialists who will serve as role models for youth in our facilities. Sign-on bonuses are offered along with competitive pay and monthly incentives! Check out this video on our Facebook page!

Ideal candidates have the following qualities:


  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Engaging and Inquisitive
  • Comfortable handling challenging behaviors
  • Great communication skills
  • Collaborative / Team player
  • Willing to teach and coach
  • Patient and understanding
  • Creative problem solving


    REQUIREMENTS

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or;
    • An Associate's Degree and at least three months experience working with children, or;
    • A High School Diploma or G.E.D with at least six months of experience working with children.
    • Full-time hires will be hired into the Intercept Health Training Institute for the first two weeks. These training days will require first shift availability.


      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Facilitate resident medical and other outside appointments, including but not limited to setting appointments, communicating appointments to appropriate staff, and transporting residents.
      • Administer medications as appropriate.
      • Review medication records daily for errors and/or omissions, report any discrepancies to Program Manager, and document on the compliance review calendar.
      • Maintain and oversee medication records, including but not limited to communicating with the pharmacy to obtain new prescriptions and refills, and all necessary record keeping for same.
      • Administer first aid to resident in response to minor medical problems as appropriate.
      • Notify Resident Staff Supervisor and/or Program Director of any significant resident medical complaint.
      • Keep residents on established awake/asleep and activity schedules.
      • Guide residents in personal hygiene techniques and the proper care of their rooms and other living spaces.
      • Assist residents in meal preparation steps.
      • Guide and instruct residents in proper housekeeping and laundry procedures; supervise completion of daily chores.
      • Use good interpersonal communication skills to gain resident cooperation and resolve resident conflicts.
      • Exercise fair, firm and consistent use of behavioral system (point sheet).
      • Exercise appropriate intervention in accordance with the least restrictive alternative to protect resident from harming self or others.
      • Review progress notes and staff log documentation daily for compliance with company standards, report any discrepancies to the Program Manager and document on the compliance review calendar.
      • Record accurate and complete information in the resident chart.


        Intercept offers a competitive benefits package for all full-time employees to include: * Comprehensive Health Insurance options * Dental & Vision Insurance * Health and Child Care Flexible Spending Accounts * Comprehensive Employee Assistant Plan * Employer Group Life Insurance, optional buy-up insurances * Voluntary Long Term & Short Term Disability * 401(k) Retirement Plan * Paid Time Off * 7 observed holidays* Mileage Reimbursement * Partial cellphone reimbursement * Discounts at Verizon Wireless * Wellness Initiatives and team building activities * Opportunities for professional advancement for qualified individuals *

Keywords: Intercept Youth Services, New York , Group Home - Residential Specialist (Evening Shift), IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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