Hours: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: $14.00 per hour

Supervisor: Clinical Supervisor or Clinical Designee (LAC or LSCW)

THE POSITION:

Florence Crittenton Rehab Aid provides therapeutic one-one support with clients and their children in order to allow clients to develop, practice, and strengthen needed skills to reintegrate into the community environment. This person will also provide support to clients, monitor and maintain order in the home and assist clinical staff as needed.  Assure adherence to state statutes and rules, COA standards, and federal regulations including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. Positively represents the organization and promotes Florence Crittenton’s mission to the community.

THE PERKS:

Access to training and development opportunities including, but not limited to: all techniques associated with Crisis Prevention Intervention(CPI), CPR and First Aid procedures; COA regulations; health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plan (403-b), paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave; Family-friendly work environment; Satisfaction that the work you do directly impacts young women and children.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

  • Working knowledge of mental health, trauma, substance abuse, and recovery;
  • Thorough knowledge of community-based resources and process of referral; of ethical performance standards and their application;
  • Willingness to learn and practice family centered treatment;
  • Base knowledge of laws and administrative rules relevant to chemical dependency and confidentiality;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate boundary setting;
  • Ability to:
    • Communicate clearly verbally and in writing with individuals and in groups
    • take direction and work adjunctively with therapeutic team,
    • Ability to multi-task and exercise initiative,
    • Work under minimal supervision,
    • Work as a team player;
  • Possess knowledge and compassion of clients with addiction;
  • Problem solving skills and strong attention to detail;
  • Project management experience and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and skilled application of word processing and proficient computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook;

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

The job responsibilities and qualifications for this position are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, or having completed a GED, or having had prior experience working within the field of mental health, substance abuse/addiction and or parenting support. An Associate degree in Mental Health or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field is preferred but not required. If recovering, applicant must have had a minimum of three years of abstinences within a recovery program.  Must have current CPR/First Aide training. A valid driver’s license, satisfactory background check, and a health statement are required for all employees at the Florence Crittenton Home and Services

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Client-related duties:

  • Provide one-on-one, face-to-face individual skill building activities focusing on the development of skills to be used by the clients in their living, learning, social and work environments.
  • Support the development of policies and procedures for on-going staff training for rehab aid services.
  • Assure ongoing communication and coordination of the treatment team to ensure services provided are updated as needed.
  • Ensure services are provided in the appropriate setting to the targeted learning event.
  • Establish the frequency of services as determined by the needs and desires of the client and as appropriate to the treatment plan.
  • Ensure rehab aid activities are identified in the treatment plan.
  • Provide ongoing documentation of all rehab aid services provided to client and family.
  • Therapeutic supervision of clients and client activities, including recreation activities, and parenting support as needed.
  • Models appropriate parenting interactions including promoting attachment and supporting exploration within the child’s appropriate developmental stage.
  • Facilitates and carries out daily structure and routine as outlined by the Clinical Team.
  • Actively involved in making team decisions and delivering these decisions directly to clients as part of the team.
  • Remains in the program area interacting with clients directly unless overseeing client’s self-administration of medication during scheduled medication times or completing documentation during scheduled Rehab Aide documentation times.
  • Completes all required documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner prior to the end of each shift.
  • Report all incidents, unusual events and emergencies immediately to the supervisor on duty and in accordance with Mandatory Reporting laws and FCHS’s policies and procedures.
  • Assures that Activities of Daily Life Charts (ADL Charts) and Rehab Aide Notes are utilized appropriately to document client care issues, ensuring that each treatment goal is charted on complete with the therapeutic interventions used by staff and progress made on each goal during the shift.
  • Administer drug screen protocol for clients as appropriate.
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and in-services and be an active participant
  • Support in the overall cleanliness and organization of house. Complete inventory and stock supplies as needed
  • Complete bed checks every 30 minutes if client/child is not in the milieu to ensure client welfare.
  • Oversee client self-administration of medications.
  • Follow guidelines under code of conduct section in employee handbook.
  • Complies with regular, predictable and reliable attendance.
  • Transport clients to outside activities (appointments as designated and/or recreational activities) in a safe and prudent manner observing all driving laws and FCHS’s policies and maintain driving logs (as needed).
  • Assure all incident report forms are filled out according to FCHS’s policies.
  • Become familiar and abide by all emergency procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

TRAINING:

All employees will receive training during Orientation and on-going training. FCHS will provide mandatory monthly training, brush-ups during weekly staff meetings and one-to-one training during supervision as needed. Training topics are planned for the calendar year to include all necessary and relevant information. Rehab aides will be required to attend a variety of trainings in Evidence Based Practices in order to meet the requirements of the position.

Staff are encouraged to continue their professional development by attending mandatory trainings as well as broadening their knowledge and expertise by attending outside trainings, conferences and/or web-based trainings. Trainings shall be documented in each staff member’s personnel file.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Residential Counselor to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties associated with this job, the Aide must be able to:
  • exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body;
  • remain in a stationary position (sit, stand, etc.) for extended periods of time;
  • Position self (stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, climb, balance etc.) for extended periods of time;
  • identify, recognize, react and respond to all emergencies;
  • and perform repetitive motions of wrists, hands and/or fingers;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.