Mission of Position: The primary role of this position is to provide supportive and therapeutic care for chemically dependent women and their children at the residential program. The outcome achieved through this position will be quality programming for substance abusing women and their children that is provided with efficiency and effectiveness to meet the needs of the special population.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· To provide direct care and document clinical activities.
· To provide services in group living moderate and group living low.
· Supervise consumers and their children at the residential site.
· Supervise consumers and their children when in the community.
· Make rounds at least every two hours.
· Monitor cleanliness of residential site.
· Model appropriate attitude and behavior.
· Provide skills development around daily living skills and parenting.
· Assist treatment team to identify consumer needs.
· Provide supportive counseling.
· Provide assistance moving consumers in and/or out of the apartment (i.e. lifting > 10lbs).
· Provide housekeeping to apartments after consumers move out.
· Monitor consumer progress.
· Communicate daily with the team and supervisors.
· Monitor and document medications (if appropriate training completed).
· Document in-logs and in-shift notes.
· Enforce policy and procedures.
· Provide child watch
· Provide input into consequences as required.
· Work on an interdisciplinary team.
· This position is required to provide documentation in shift notes/alert sheets, and provide incident repor
- Shift note documentation
- Incident Reports
- Urine drug screen and breathalyzer documentation
- Consumer alert sheet documentation
· Performs other duties as requested by their supervisor within the scope of the job.
· To be considered for this job, an individual must have a High School diploma or equivalent
· One year of work experience preferably in direct healthcare.
· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Community Alternatives Inc. is not only committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, but we celebrate it, we support it, and we
thrive as a company because of it. CAI is proud to attract the most qualified employees regardless of age, race, religion, gender,
sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability (including disabled veterans) or veteran status, in accordance with state and federal laws.
The mission of Community Alternatives is to provide responsive, person-centered services to improve the quality of life for individuals and families.
To foster a continuum of support services in every community we serve.
At Community Alternatives, we value each individual. We ensure the following:
* That our services are accessible
* That everyone understand their rights and responsibilities
* That everyone have access to prompt and fair problem resolution.
* That individuals are guaranteed the opportunity to participate in developing their service plan.
* That everyone has many opportunities for individual growth and a range of choices about how to best reach their personal goals.
* That everyone has the opportunity to participate in program evaluation and quality management.
* That we will use collaboration as the cornerstone of our service delivery system.
* That we will honor cultural, family and individual values.
* That we will use data and outcome information to continually improve our service delivery system.