Ensure that programmatic expectations are met on a daily basis.Â Participate in the development and implementation of clients' behavioral programs by providing care and close supervision of facility clients and documenting behavior, by developing positive relationships with clients and co-workers and following facility policies and procedures, by implementing treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assign MHAs their specific duties, including maintaining safety observation and rounds log, completing documentation, and supervising resident activities.
Develop and provide psycho educational programming to include anger management, conflict resolution, and communication skills.
Contribute to the effective implementation of individual treatment plans of clients through "line of sight" supervision, positive interaction and role modeling, appropriate scoring of observed behaviors, and appropriate consequences or limit setting based on behaviors and program definition.
Maintain safety and security of the facility through close observation and monitoring of the clients, maintaining optimal physical proximity, remaining alert at all times, and using analytical forethought to anticipate potentially volatile or unsafe situations and proactively intervene.
Promote development of clients' daily living skills through appropriate assignment, instruction, and supervision of tasks.
Stimulate clients' interest and cooperation in various individual and group activities and programs through positive interaction, instruction, supervision, feedback and encouragement.
Complete accurate and timely documentation on client's behavior as outlined by policy, report observations to relevant staff and makes recommendations based on observations.Assist in preparation of other behavioral reports and daily activities log as required.
Develop counseling skill methods and techniques under the supervision of program treatment professionals and use those skills to conduct periodic individual or group sessions as necessary.Provide limited one-to-one contact with clients focusing on social development.
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and regulatory requirements, reporting any known or suspected violations to his/her supervisor or through other means identified in company policy.
Assess and ensure the needs of the clients are being met in relation to clothing, linens, and personal hygiene supplies.Supervise personal hygiene tasks.
Escort clients to mealtime, outdoor/indoor recreation, and education activities and participates in their supervision and instruction as needed.Transport residents to and from medical appointments or other activities as directed.
Provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse the situation, correctly prioritizing safety concerns, following proper restraint technique guidelines, and displaying neutral emotions.
Act as a role model in using appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a positive peer culture.
Consistently meet facility and regulatory training requirements by attending all mandatory meetings and staff training sessions as required
Assure cleanliness and orderliness of the assigned work area/unit and proactively assist in all security, maintenance, and safety functions as required for the overall facility.
Maintain appropriate relationships with clients by treating them in a respectful manner at all times, by eliciting clientsâ€™ interest and cooperation, and by maintaining appropriate boundaries.