Established in 2001, MSHN Enterprises is a supervised group home setting for individuals enduring severe and persistant mental illness. We provide therapeutic psycho-social rehabilitation groups, community outings, medication management, as well as individual therapy. MSHN also offers enhanced and medically fragile housing services to those individuals who have complex behavioral issues and/or medical issues in addition to mental illness. These services include treatment and nursing and/or physician professionals. We are not just a group home, we are a full service
supportive living program.
Ensure residents are safe and not in the way of danger at any time. Proper Supervision of residents at
all times and performing necessary checks. Never leave any residents by themselves or in a situation
where they would be unsupervised. De-escalate residents to maintain group safety and help them
regain self-control. Immediately report any unsafe environmental circumstances. Read and be
familiar with fire and other natural disaster evacuation plans.
Be receptive of supervisory feedback, recognizing your own weaknesses and identifying ways to
strengthen them. Maintain all necessary training and seek out additional information that will aide in
personal development. Maintain current knowledge on psychiatric disorders and mental health
disorders. Refrain from gossip and any type of negative ongoing attitudes. Encourage staff
members to refrain from gossip and maintain a positive, professional attitude.
TIME AND ATTENDANCE:
Be on time and ready to work for your shift. When unable to attend work due to illness, contact your
supervisor with as much notice as possible. If you have a medical condition which causes you to be
absent repeatedly, you may notify Human Resources directly to complete any necessary
paperwork. Come to work dressed professionally, ready to do your best. When requesting time off,
requests need to be made 2 weeks in writing in advance to your supervisor.
TEAM WORK IS KEY:
Every position at MSHN Enterprises LLS is an important part of our success. We are all part of the team
that has the same goal of taking care of our clients to ready them for independent living. At any
time if you feel as though you have a conflict/issue with another employee, talk with that employee
first. If it cannot be resolved, follow the chain of command to resolve it.
Adhere to policy and procedure of Medication Assistance as overviewed in Medication Assistance
documentation. Ensuring that the correct medication and the correct resident on the correct
schedule are being done and appropriately initialing the MAR while medication assistance is going on. Sending the correct medications with residents as they go on outings or pass and notifying ED
and/or LPN of any discrepancies in medication or if the medication is running low for some
reason. Appropriately document any PRN medications as they are needed.
Conduct Psycho Social Rehabilitation discussions and activities. Respect the residents' right to privacy
and dignity. Provide positive encouragement as you educate them in order to help them
accomplish necessary skills for independent living. Always model appropriate behavior utilizing
yourself as the standard for residents. As needed assist or supervise residents with personal hygiene
needs and appropriate clothing choices. Remembering that HIPPA governs the residents and their
stay at Mid-South HealthNet, Inc
DOCUMENTATION AND COMMUNICATION:
Always complete accurate, thorough documentation in a timely manner. When completing
incident forms, do not leave any blanks or leave out significant information. Ensure all checklists and
deep cleaning logs are completed on time. Do not be afraid to ask questions. Complete the intershift
communication book and verbally communicate pertinent information to the next shift. At the
beginning of shift; check the staff communication book for new memos and initial any memos after
you have read them. Report all incidents immediately following the proper chain of command.
Start your shift by completing a walk-through evaluation and addressing any issues. Refer to the daily
rounds checklist to ensure everything has been covered. Assist and supervise residents in completion
of their chores and/or any cleaning jobs as they arise. Check your shift specific checklists and
complete them in a timely manner.
Prepare meals as dictated by the weekly menu or make appropriate substitutions as necessary with
proper clearance from your supervisor. Check the menu and takeout food to thaw for the next day's
meals. Appropriately label (time/date, what it is) and store any/all left over food items.
The following are minimum requirements for each position at MSHN Enterprises LLC:
1. Must be 18 years of age or older
2. Valid Divers license or state ID
3. Successful completion of a drug screen
4. Background results within company standards (i.e. no assault, bodily harm, possession of
weapons or drug charge)
5. High School Diploma or GED (or certificate/ diploma of highest level of education)
6. Must have CPR & First aid or must complete MSHN CPR/first aid class within first thirty days of
employment. Certification must be repeated every 2 years.
7. Must TB-Skin test result or complete test through MSHN within the first thirty days of employment.
Test will be repeated annually.
8. Good Communication Skills and Organization and Prioritization of Tasks.