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Direct Care Lead-DSP, RBT (Full Time, PM Shift, Sun-Thurs) - Behavioral Health 356

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Herald
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.As part of the Telecare Family, Herald House is a 4-bedroom Community Crisis Home (CCH) where residents can have their own bedroom and can explore a variety of interests such as cooking, gardening, budgeting, and practicing living skills to be as independent as possible. Our staff can even arrange outside activities, such as going to school, on a case-by-case basis.Herald House provides 24-hour, non-medical care to individuals with varying levels of intellectual and developmental abilities. Individuals referred to Herald House are already receiving services from Alta Regional Center, are in need of crisis residential services, and who would otherwise be at-risk of admission to a more restrictive setting such as a hospital or institution.Employment Status: Full TimeShift: 3pm-11:30pmDays: Sunday-ThursdayPOSITION SUMMARYUnder the supervision of the Program Administrator, provide rehabilitative support services for adults with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges.QUALIFICATIONSRequired:High School Graduation or G.E.D.One (1) Year experience providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities with challenging behavior service needsBoard certified as a Registered Behavior Technician within 60 days of initial employment or be a Qualified Behavior Modification ProfessionalPrior experience in a mental health settingWithin one year of employment, all direct care staff shall complete both segments of Direct Support Professional (DSP) competency-based training course including the competency tests or pass the department-approved challenge tests applicable to both training segments. Proof of prior successful completion of both training segments and competency exams will meet this requirementMust be at least eighteen (18) years of ageMust be CPR, CPI and First Aid certified (hands-on course) on date of employment or prior to providing direct client care and maintain current certification throughout employmentAll opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply.Preferred:Direct Care Staff speak the language of the people they supportESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Demonstrate the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders Supports Administrator by sharing 24 hour on call responsibilities on a schedule to be determined by Administrator and Direct Care Leads; Requires carrying program cell phone and being first contact for program support during scheduled on call shifts; Must be available to come to program within 30 minutes in case of emergency Participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team and assist in the evaluation and assessment, treatment planning, and discharge planning for each member served Supervises Direct Care staff on assigned shift Provide direct care, training and supervision to the member served as prescribed in the individual IPP and provided for in the Program Design and Training Schedule Comply with program policies and regulations. Comply with local, state, and federal regulatory standards Provide for the physical care, training, supervision and recreation of members served Be familiar with each member served IPP goals, objectives and methods for achieving these goals and objectives. Promote special and individual events for the member served (birthdays, dances, community outings, cultural celebrations, etc.) Assist member served with habit training, maintenance of a well-groomed appearance, and maintenance of beds, clothing and living areas in a clean and orderly manner Work with Regional Center, workshop staff, and others to provide a comprehensive program for the member served Assist and encourage the member served in developing self-reliance in activities of daily living Administer treatments and special diets as ordered by physician Assist residents to take self-administered, prescribed medications Attend member served conferences as may be required Assure that each member served receives substantial and appropriate attention daily Be continuously ready to assist member served in areas of need If employed at Inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training If employed at outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention trainingDuties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.SKILLS Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring tact, poise, friendliness, and sensitivity Ability to maintain integrity and confidentiality regulations regarding client information and records Must be able to communicate well in English, both verbally and in writing Ability to communicate verbally by phone in EnglishPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to sit, bend, squat, kneel, crawl, climb and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, twist, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to uneven walking ground as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious). Visual requirements include computers and books exposure.EOE AA M/F/V/DisabilityEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare Corporation, Sacramento , Direct Care Lead-DSP, RBT (Full Time, PM Shift, Sun-Thurs) - Behavioral Health 356, Healthcare , Herald, California

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