Communicare Services, Inc.
  • 26-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Elizabethtown, KY, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the provision of CCSU services, consumer care and monitoring safety and security of facility, and medical support to the multi-disciplinary treatment team, per designated/assigned shift.


QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 months in-patient psychiatric experience.


SKILL SETS: Communication skills, dependable, consumer service (manages difficult client situations and responds promptly), team player, time management, well organized, work under stress, process verbal and written instructions, ability to problem solve. Possess basic Microsoft Office skills.


PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Visual acuity necessary for appraising the appearance of the facility and the consumers and for updating files and completing an assortment of paperwork. Requires frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching to file records. Hearing and talking necessary to answer phones and talk with employees and other individuals. Work is light with walking, standing and sitting. Manual dexterity is required to perform word processing and other clerical duties. Possible exposure to bloodbourne pathogens, biohazardous waste. Possible exposure to communicable diseases. Strength, balance and dexterity required when performing safe physical management techniques.


JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist with the process of hiring staff to meet and maintain the staffing needs of the CCSU, including scheduling interviews and assisting with the interview process.
  2. Assist with staff schedules, adhering to the proper client to staff ratio during waking and sleeping hours, per designated shift coverage, including but not limited to managing staff absences by finding replacement staff, including self to cover as need arises.
  3. Assist with review of time sheet to ensure proper coordination with schedule and hours recorded as worked.
  4. Directly assists Assistant Manager with day-today operations. Ensures safe, therapeutic environment of the CCSU for each designated shift, including, but not limited to: ensuring completion and documentation of consumer checks every 15 minutes 100 % of the time, staff knowledge and practice of safety drills, and safety/maintenance checks of the facility as well as monitoring supplies and self-administration of medications.
  5. Maintain CCSU staff training/certifications: De-escalation and Safe Physical Management, CPR/First Aid, Assistance of Self-Administration of Medication Training, Medical Records Management, OSHA and other health and safety requirements.
  6. Assist with maintaining proper documentation of clients' medical records, including but not limited to group notes, observation logs, consents, MAR, and other administrative documentation with the aide of chart audit tools and the correction process.
  7. Ensure that the monthly paperwork is completed and submitted to the supervisor for review by the designated established time frame.

  1. Assist with the orientation of new staff to the unit and specifically to assigned shift.
  2. Participates in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  3. Interact with MHTs, nursing staff, therapists, physicians/nurse practitioners, consumer(s), internal agency staff and external agency representatives, to ensure ongoing communication central to program operation and implementation of consumer treatment plan as appropriate.
  4. Provide support and assistance to conduct referral screenings, admissions and discharges.
  5. Assist with the development and implementation of new program ideas to create an involving and progressive therapeutic treatment environment.
  6. Maintains Public Notary Certification.
  7. Other duties as assigned

    POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the provision of CCSU services, consumer care and monitoring safety and security of facility, and medical support to the multi-disciplinary treatment team, per designated/assigned shift.


    QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 months in-patient psychiatric experience.


    SKILL SETS: Communication skills, dependable, consumer service (manages difficult client situations and responds promptly), team player, time management, well organized, work under stress, process verbal and written instructions, ability to problem solve. Possess basic Microsoft Office skills.


    PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Visual acuity necessary for appraising the appearance of the facility and the consumers and for updating files and completing an assortment of paperwork. Requires frequent stooping, kneeling and crouching to file records. Hearing and talking necessary to answer phones and talk with employees and other individuals. Work is light with walking, standing and sitting. Manual dexterity is required to perform word processing and other clerical duties. Possible exposure to bloodbourne pathogens, biohazardous waste. Possible exposure to communicable diseases. Strength, balance and dexterity required when performing safe physical management techniques.


    JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

    1. Assist with the process of hiring staff to meet and maintain the staffing needs of the CCSU, including scheduling interviews and assisting with the interview process.
    2. Assist with staff schedules, adhering to the proper client to staff ratio during waking and sleeping hours, per designated shift coverage, including but not limited to managing staff absences by finding replacement staff, including self to cover as need arises.
    3. Assist with review of time sheet to ensure proper coordination with schedule and hours recorded as worked.
    4. Directly assists Assistant Manager with day-today operations. Ensures safe, therapeutic environment of the CCSU for each designated shift, including, but not limited to: ensuring completion and documentation of consumer checks every 15 minutes 100 % of the time, staff knowledge and practice of safety drills, and safety/maintenance checks of the facility as well as monitoring supplies and self-administration of medications.
    5. Maintain CCSU staff training/certifications: De-escalation and Safe Physical Management, CPR/First Aid, Assistance of Self-Administration of Medication Training, Medical Records Management, OSHA and other health and safety requirements.
    6. Assist with maintaining proper documentation of clients' medical records, including but not limited to group notes, observation logs, consents, MAR, and other administrative documentation with the aide of chart audit tools and the correction process.
    7. Ensure that the monthly paperwork is completed and submitted to the supervisor for review by the designated established time frame.

    1. Assist with the orientation of new staff to the unit and specifically to assigned shift.
    2. Participates in agency continuing quality improvement (CQI) activities.
    3. Interact with MHTs, nursing staff, therapists, physicians/nurse practitioners, consumer(s), internal agency staff and external agency representatives, to ensure ongoing communication central to program operation and implementation of consumer treatment plan as appropriate.
    4. Provide support and assistance to conduct referral screenings, admissions and discharges.
    5. Assist with the development and implementation of new program ideas to create an involving and progressive therapeutic treatment environment.
    6. Maintains Public Notary Certification.
    7. Other duties as assigned

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