Provide residential care services including: assist residents in acquiring independent living skills and addressing personal care needs, to include assisting residents with maintaining environmental and personal hygiene (assist with bathing, grooming and changing clothes); teach problem-solving, goal-setting, social skills and communication skills; provide discharge planning services, matching the resident with community resources; transport residents, as necessary, in company vehicle; Provide crisis intervention services as necessary; Assist residents to remain stable in the community, thereby reducing the use of hospitals or involuntary treatment services; Inquire about medication regimes and treatment compliance; Monitor utilization of services and the success of outcome measures. Maintains resident records in keeping with agency, county and state guidelines. Adheres to the policies and procedures of the agency. Attends professional conferences and workshops as appropriate to responsibilities of the Job and program needs as designed by the Residential Director. Monitors day-to-day resident progress; intervenes in crisis situations with individual residents when necessary; keeps mental health center treatment providers informed of observed needs and status of residents. Perform basic office duties, be a presence at the front desk, and be available to address resident concerns during their office hours. Perform light maintenance in the common areas (e.g., cleaning up spills, maintaining general cleanliness, etc.). Work with facilities to coordinate work orders from residents, and communicate concerns or other resident communications to other team members and program supervisor. Relate to others in a professional manner, respectful of individual and cultural differences. Perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Must be able to obtain a Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor credential within the first 60 days of hire. Must have or able to obtain current Nursing Assistant Certification or current Home Care Aide Certification credential with Washington State. (For specific sites only) Washington State driver’s license and insurable driving record required. Must successfully pass criminal background checks. Acquire and Maintain a current First Aid and CPR cards. Acquire and Maintain a current Food Handler’s Permit. Submit to a TB test with acceptable results. Completes required Boarding Home "Mental Health Standards of Care" training as prescribed in WAC.
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Sound has staff RN/LPN to assist you meet NAC clinical rotation requirements in place during COVID19 pandemic. Apply to get more for more information.
Upon hiring and during your employment with us, we offer in house training.
*Shifts available: On-call, Weekend, Evening, and NOC (Graveyard)*