• Behavioral Aide Day Treatment

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    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 11:03 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-7418
    # of Openings
    1
    AltaPointe Site
    BayPointe Hospital
    Category
    Entry Level, Behavioral
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift/Hours
    12:30pm-8:30pm Monday-Thursday
  • Responsibilities

    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.

    Documents legibly.

     

    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

     

    Physical Requirements

    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.

    Qualifications

    Must be at least 23 years old.

    Must have valid driver's license.

    Must have high school diploma or GED.

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