• Assistant Coordinator

    Job Locations US-AL-Mobile
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-7209
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    Medical Group Homes - Azalea/Magnolia
    Category
    Bachelor Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  • Overview

    AltaPointe’s Adult Residential Services are designed for consumers with serious and persistent mental illness who require social rehabilitation and community support. Combining medical, nursing and clinical services, our staff provides care and treatment for more than 200 adults in need of intensive service provision. The Adult Residential Services Program consists of group homes, which are supervised 24 hours/day when consumers are on the premises.  Expected outcomes are the same for each adult group home: to prevent re-hospitalization and to maximize and maintain successful community placement. Residential care focuses on the rehabilitation and return to the community of seriously mentally ill consumers.

    Responsibilities

      Supervises Adult Residential Program Operations

    • Coordinates and implements program activities for the residential group homes
    • Identifies problems, evaluates alternatives and implements effective solutions
    • Ensures that Basic Living Skills and Bi-weekly summaries are written in accordance with all standards and submitted within an appropriate timeframe.
    • Ensures that residential program standards are met
    • Reviews MARs to ensure appropriate medication management which includes timely refills and any necessary arrangements with medical staff for new prescriptions
    • Provides staff coverage and direct service duties as needed
    • Oversees the management of consumers’ appointments and ensures that appropriate transportation arrangements are made for the consumers
    • Completes necessary reports in a timely manner (i.e. vehicle and facility inspections)
    • Monitors effective hand off communication at shift change.
    • Takes calls from staff about emergencies or critical issues after normal work hours and on weekends

     

          Administers appropriate Human Resource functions

    • Provides training in the general orientation of the facility, policies and procedures, program operations and specific skill areas.
    • Is knowledgeable and applies Human Resource policies and procedures on a consistent basis.
    • Objectively completes employee performance evaluations on supervised staff and routes to Human Resources Department on a timely basis.
    • Provides staff with consultation and supervision, individually and through group staff meetings.
    • Ensures competence of staff to include ongoing compliance with Nurse Delegation Program and all AHS required training
    • Completes time and attendance within set timeframe given by payroll department
    • Manages staff schedules to ensure program staffing schedules are met.
    • Interviews and screens applicants when necessary and completes appropriate forms as outlined by Human Resources Policy and Procedures.

     

          Clinical Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and takes a proactive approach to deescalate or resolve the situation
    • Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members and outside sources in the delivery of clinical services
    • Orients consumer’s to the program upon admission and facilitates the coordination of care to a less restrictive environment

    Qualifications

    Master's degree in a mental health discipline. 

      

    Must be 23 years of age or older.  Must possess a valid Alabama Driver’s License.  Must have proof of current liability insurance

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