Residential Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor 1 (LTSR)
Must be willing and able to work overtime, weekends and holidays. Shift work and some overnights mandatory. On call/shift filling responsibilities. This position mandates various shift assignments, operating on a 24 hour a day, seven days per week schedule, where employees are subject to both voluntary and involuntary overtime.
- Provides guidance, direction, support and monitoring of individuals during crises/emergencies and follows Agency procedures in providing assistance.
- Intervenes in individual’s related problems and situations according to program procedures or supervisory direction.
- Completes assigned shift duties and documents completion of duties on designated assignment sheets.
- Monitors and records all individual’s medications during assigned shift in accordance with Step By Step CRR Medication Policy and Procedures.
- Completes required documentation inclusive of staffing, case notes, DPNs, goal plan monitoring, incident reports, assignment sheets and other requested documentation.
- Completes assessments in conjunction with the Residential Psychiatric Rehabilitation Caseworker’s direction.
- Recognizes, appreciates and incorporates the individual’s culture into the rehabilitative plan to promote recovery.
- When requested, coordinates and participates in recreational activities, both group and individual, at the site or in the community.
- Must be aware of and have knowledge of forensic systems, information, supports and services in the community.
- Must have an awareness of drug and alcohol (addiction) culture.
- Must maintain supervision and security of individuals at all times.
- Provides support with cooking, shopping, cleaning, laundry and other daily activities.
- Ensures transportation for individual’s appointments, work and recreational activities when needed.
- Assists individuals with daily hygiene activities when needed.
- Accompanies individuals in the community.
- Must provide minimum of double coverage for all hours of service.
- 12 semester hours of college in a mental health field; or
- High School Diploma/GED equivalency and six months of formal training in a mental health or forensic field.