• Behavioral Aide Day Treatment

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/10/2018 5:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7020
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Adult Outpatient Services - Mobile/Zeigler
    Category
    Entry Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    6:30 AM-3:30 PM
  • Overview

    Adult Outpatient Programs provide the least restrictive level of care where adults may receive clinical interventions aimed at decreasing existing signs and symptoms. Outpatient treatment focuses on recovery, problem resolution, symptom reduction, stabilization and/or prevention of movement to a higher level of care. Treatment varies widely and depends upon the consumer’s presenting symptoms.

    Responsibilities

    Behavioral Aides in AltaPointe’s Day Treatment programs at Ziegler Outpatient, West Mobile Outpatient and Adult Outpatient plans and develops activities, teaches consumers necessary skills and provides ongoing monitoring and interaction with the consumers.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Assesses the consumer’s interests and skill levels.
    • Plans and develops activities according to the consumer’s rehabilitation needs.
    • Implements planned activities.
    • Provides ongoing monitoring and interaction with consumers.
    • Teaches consumers the necessary skills to maintain placement in less restrictive setting
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate or resolve the situation.
    • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of day treatment services
    • Seeks clinical supervision and consultation as needed
    • Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement
    • Actively works to enhance skills
    • Documents in a timely fashion per Alta Pointe policy
    • Documents appropriate, complete, and comprehensive educational and activity needs
    • Documents in a clear and concise manner, types of consumer problems, treatment goals addressed, services provided, and consumer progress
    • Documents legibly
    • Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
    • Respects consumer’s privacy and confidentiality
    • Is pleasant and cooperative with others
    • Assists consumers and visitors as needed
    • Personal values don’t inhibit ability to relate and care for others
    • Is sensitive to the consumer’s needs, expectations and individual differences
    • Is gentle and calm to consumers and families
    • Learns and utilizes Avatar to enter documentation of weekly Day Treatment notes
    • Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities.
    • Actively participates in Alta Pointe committees as required.
    • Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • Accesses appropriate community resources according to consumer needs.
    • Follows Alta Pointe policies and procedures.
    • Attends appropriate in-services training and other workshops.
    • Provides transportation for consumers daily to and from day treatment
    • Reports accident or driving violations to supervisor and human resources

    Physical Requirements

    • There is frequent to constant standing while organizing/stocking groceries.
    • Sitting is frequent by nature; however, extended sitting could be up to 1.5 hours for documentation and 1 hour for group time.
    • Walking various distances on grounds can be frequent and the furthest distance would be up to 300 feet.
    • Squatting/lunging frequently to stock/organize groceries/supplies in pantry and to retrieve pots/pans needed for cooking and to lift pans out of the oven.
    • Strong grasp is needed frequently to constantly handle groceries/supplies when lifting, and while cooking.
    • Fine Manipulation for writing and handling paperwork.
    • Pushing/pulling force 5 pounds force (horizontal) to open standing freezer doors to access groceries.
    • Lifting various ranges from the floor to overhead with weights up to 5-15 pounds frequently, 30-40 pounds from the floor to 48 inches to stock groceries/supplies occasionally, 50 pounds from floor to waist 1-2 times per day.
    • There may be times when mopping, sweeping, making beds, washing/drying clothes for consumers may be done.
    • Any other duties that are assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or equivalent

    Maintain a valid Alabama driver license and must have proof of current liability insurance

    Must be 23 years of age or older

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