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Residential Aide

Gaudenzia DRC, Inc. Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Duties

  • Assists in supervision of client activities, maintains accurate entries in the log book, monitors client movement in sign-outs and passes and writes incident reports; employee is aware of client whereabouts at all times, including breaks and internal activities.
  • Attend all mandatory DBH, OAS, DOC, DOH trainings and in-house conferences/seminars as directed by Program Director, HR, or designee.
  • Provides a brief overview of the residential program in regard to program rules, procedures, and services; with each new client entering the program.
  • Maintains order and ensures compliance with rules and regulations; ensures that clients conduct themselves in an orderly manner when exiting the facility, on agency property or in agency vehicles.
  • Monitors clients for signs of medical distress and/or behavioral concerns on an ongoing basis and through routine hourly bed checks, addresses, and documents incidents or unusual occurrences where necessary.
  • Provides appropriate support and structure for clients in dealing with their recovery; interacts continually with clients; provides information about such issues as addiction, health, relationships with friends and families, personal hygiene, grooming self-image, etc.
  • Escorts clients to smoke breaks, in-house and outside meetings.
  • Ensures client wake-up and bedtime, escorts clients to meals, and/or provides meals from kitchen when clients are not available for mealtime.
  • Escorts clients and/or ensures client has approved passes within building or outside to hospital or other services when necessary.
  • Reviews client’s weekly schedules for appointments, group work and individual sessions; obtains schedule requests from client, gets Director’s approval and posts on board.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Training: High School Diploma or GED. Knowledge of D&A Abuse & Treatment.

Sobriety: If recovering, minimum one (1) year continuous sobriety.

Substitutions: No substitutions for education and training. Successful completion of residential D&A treatment may be substituted for residential services experience (1 month treatment = 1 month service).

Gaudenzia DRC, Inc.

Serving about 17,500 individuals annually, Gaudenzia operates 161 drug and alcohol treatment programs at 90 facilities for men and women in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. Services include specialized programs for pregnant and parenting mothers, adolescents, and people suffering from co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse. Gaudenzia continues to improve and expand our services, helping individuals, families, and communities overcome the ravages of addiction.

Address

Philadelphia, PA
USA

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