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KARE Center Staff, 2nd Shift (Sun-Thurs)

Kenosha Human Development Services
Kenosha, WI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


3536 52nd Street Kenosha, WI 53144

Division/Department: Crisis and Stabilization Services

Location: KARE Center

Job Title: KARE Center Staff

Reports To: KARE Center Program Manager

Type of Position: Full-time                                                                     

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, 2nd shift (includes holidays)

For more information, please click on this link: KARE Center Staff, 2nd Shift 7-19-2022


KARE Center Staff implement all tasks required for the day-to-day operation of the KARE Center, to be delivered in a respectful and comprehensive manner.


  1.      Responsible for creating a positive, supportive mood in the center

               a.   Participates in the intake process by gathering required data, by orienting residents to the expectations of the center, and informing them of their client rights

               b.   Routinely provides positive feedback and respect to residents within the center

               c.    Employs preventive teaching methods to avoid or diminish conflicts in the home

               d.   Provides supportive listening and encourages residents to follow through on their treatment plans as determined by CIC and CSP staff

  2.      Admits residents referred to the KARE Center by Adult Crisis

               a.   Requires a medical screening from a local emergency room prior to admitting residents for crisis stabilization

               b.   Opens a file on all new admissions and completes all associated paper work

               c.    Files prescriptions and or medical instructions

               d.   Documents clinical information in resident’s progress notes

               e.   Stores and monitors self-administration of resident’s medication according to state guidelines

               f.    Records discharge data and circumstances

               g.   Provides supervision of KARE Center residents

               h.   Provides hourly (or more frequently) bed checks when specified

               i.    Monitors each resident’s medical and emotional status and arranges emergency care when appropriate

               j.    Notifies the Program Manager when an emergency warrants

  3.      Performs other duties as required by the Program Manager

               a.   Answers house phones and responds appropriately to the needs of the caller

               b.   Answers Crisis Hotline and dispatches the appropriate mobile counselor

  4.      Required to participate in scheduled training sessions given by KHDS

               a.   Gives, receives and acts upon feedback given by director, supervisor, crisis counselors, resident or community

               b.   Maintains confidentiality at all times

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  1.      Experience with AODA/Mental Health population a plus

  2.      Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally, in the English language

  3.      Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license with good driving record

  4.      Must carry own auto insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 coverage

  5.      Ability to maintain records and document case notes daily

  6.      Ability to give and accept feedback as a part of a team

  7.      Ability to traverse within the workspace and community frequently

  8.      Ability to frequently ascend/descend stairs

  9.      Ability to transport at least 25 pounds

  10.    Be willing to learn and work with the treatment philosophies

  11.    Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Kenosha Human Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or any other status protected under federal, state, and local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Kenosha, WI
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