Provides ongoing monitoring and interaction with consumers
Interacts with consumers during all times of the day in a professional and therapeutic manner
Redirects consumers as needed
Follows program schedule as assigned by supervisor
Guides consumers safely throughout facility to various locations according to schedule
Assists consumers with personal care, medication use, chores, outings, and safety issues
Provides training on basic living skills (BLS) according to consumers’ treatment plans and goals individually or in group setting
Child Nutrition Plan (CNP) meal counting
Assesses and documents consumers’ behaviors daily via level system point sheets according to policy and standards
Completes daily and weekly documentation on required forms according to policy and procedure
Meets AltaPointe productivity standards
Assists and supports staff during Cooperative Skills sessions
Effectively models appropriate behavior like communication skills, grooming habits, good manners, etc.
Attends group therapy and actively participates in the session
Effectively collaborates with the treatment team members
Provides support and education for consumers’ family members
Demonstrates the ability to recognize the elements of a crisis state and knows how to deescalate and resolve the situation
Responds to crisis situations throughout facility using proper MindSet interventions
Applies seclusion and restraint per AltaPointe policy and procedure
Remains in compliance with Nurse Delegation Program to include periodic recertification requirements
Effectively demonstrates the application of child and adolescent specific competencies
Demonstrates willingness to work any unit at the BayPointe facility
Supervision and consultation
Seeks supervision and consultation as needed.
Accepts and employs suggestions for improvement.
Actively works to enhance skills.
Clinical record keeping
Documents in a timely fashion per AltaPointe policy.
Documents in a clear and concise manner.
Courteous and respectful attitudes towards consumers, visitors and co-workers
Treats consumers with care, dignity and compassion
Respects consumers’ 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 consumers’ needs, expectations and individual differences
Is gentle and calm with consumers and families
Administrative and other related duties as assigned
Actively participates in Performance Improvement activities
Actively participates in AltaPointe committees as required
Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner
Follows AltaPointe policies and procedures
Attends appropriate in-service trainings and workshops
There is frequent standing, sitting, and walking which are in bursts of 5 to 10 minutes. However, there are times when this can be extended to pacing with the consumer (time could be undetermined), and at times sitting and standing can be extended with the employee having the ability to change positions as permitted by the observance and behavior of the consumer at that time.
There is occasional forward bending from the hips while kneeling to reach to the side.
There is an occasional need to be able to assume a full squat/lunge from a standing position.
There is an occasional need to maintain back extension while being on stomach with one’s own body weight on hips and legs. This position is maintained for several minutes.
Occasionally, be able to put one’s own body weight on one knee and one elbow on the same side of one’s body.
Occasionally, be able to kneel and reach to same side toward the floor.
Lift up to 10 pounds from the floor to various levels, including from the floor to overhead occasionally during shift.
Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds to assist in activities of daily living, as required. Be able to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist.
Strong grasp is needed to use keys to open doors throughout the facility, and to maintain constant contact with a consumer during a restraint procedure or with other hold techniques.
Pushing/pulling force up to 25 pounds occasionally during shift.
There are times that require the employee to be able to ambulate as quickly as possible to assist coworkers with a consumer in a restraint procedure. (ie: jog/run up to 0.1 mi).
At times therapy may be inside or outside the facility; therefore, some activities will dictate physical requirements for playing or games.
Must be at least 23 years old.
Must have valid driver's license.
Must have high school diploma or GED.