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Group Home Residential Counselor 1pm-9pm Clinton NJ

Easterseals NJ Clinton, NJ
  • Expired: 20 hours ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Full Time: Tuesday-Saturday 1pm-9pm plus $500 introductory bonus!

Do you wish to enrich the lives of individuals living with mental illness?
If YES, we may have the job for you!

Seeking a dedicated Residential Counselor to provide behavioral health services support to people with disabilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Travels throughout county when necessary
  • Effectively communicates with internal staff, participants, families and external agency when necessary
  • Utilizes computer software on a daily basis – Electronic Health Record System
  • Assists participants in daily living activities
  • Maintains compliance for required certifications and trainings necessary to work with participants

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide on-site consumer resident supervision and support, including safety and cleanliness of residences and vehicles. All staff is to complete a walk through before the start of each shift and at the end of each shift to ensure a safe, clean environment.
  • Respond in a timely manner to consumer complaints and grievances.
  • Provide high quality services in accordance with Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP).
  • Understands and operates under all ENJ policies and procedures and funding regulations.
  • Billing of services is accurate and timely in accordance to policy and procedures via the electronic health record system.
  • Oversee Environment of Care (EOC) process.
  • Responsible for checking organization email to keep abreast of company news and organizational updates.
  • Complete monthly medication audits and work with consumers in obtaining goals for the IRP.
  • Provide new hire orientation partner shadowing.
  • Maintains a safe clean environment of care that meets with the standard of safety and cleanliness for staff and consumers.
  • Achieves high level of consumer and customer satisfaction.
  • Delivers services that achieve quality, utilization, outcome and financial sustainability.
  • Maintain compliance with all licensing, regulatory, accreditation and ESNJ policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all training requirements are maintained in 100% compliance. All trainings are to be completed 14 days prior to the expiration date.
  • Participate in quality improvement efforts to address new and on-going consumer care challenges.

One of the following is needed:

  • Bachelor Degree in MH, health or human services or
  • A combination of 1 or more yrs of college, plus related life or work experience equal to 4 years or
  • HS or GED plus 4 yrs of related work or life experience.

Additional:

  • Must be computer literate and be able to learn new computer programs.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Effective verbal and written communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Easterseals NJ offers paid training, a generous benefit package including paid time off, 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more! For all details, visit www.eastersealsbenefits.com.

Easterseals NJ

Why Work Here?

Help Enrich the Lives of People with Disabilities! Great Benefits!

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Easterseals New Jersey is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that has enriched the lives of people living with disabilities and special needs, and those who care about them, by providing opportunities to live, learn, work, and play in their communities since 1948. Annually, nearly 8,000 people or families in New Jersey affected by developmental disabilities, including autism, physical disabilities, mental illness and other special needs participate in our programs designed to help them address life's challenges and achieve their personal goals on the path toward independence. For more information on Easterseals New Jersey and its statewide disability services, please visit www.eastersealsnj.org or www.facebook.com/eastersealsnj. EEO/M/F/V

Address

Clinton, NJ
08809 USA