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PROGRAM AIDE - (116061)

Universal Health Services
Atlanta, GA 30303
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    116061

Located near the airport in Metro Atlanta, Talbott Recovery Campusis a place of solace and healing for those suffering from addiction and mental health issues. We are a Partial Hospitalizationtreatment center offering a comprehensive, integrated program that addresses the needs of the whole person, mind, body, and spirit. Our system of care is personalized, evidence-based, and research-proven. Patients can self-reflect and find strength for life changethat characterizes Talbott Recovery Campus. TRC is currently hiring a Part Time Resident Assistant to provide oversight of the Young Adult MALE population living in apartments off campus. This position will require flexibility to work evening, overnights and/or weekends.

Job Requirements

Position Summary

Maintains milieu according to program schedule monitors and provides care for consumers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures program schedule is maintained.

Facilitates compliance of all program rules and guidelines.

Responsible for safety and well-being of all patients living within the YAP residences.

Provides assistance with residence emergencies, crisis intervention, interpersonal conflicts, medical and psychiatric emergencies accidents, chemical relapse and family emergencies, messages, community questions and inquires by channeling all situations

Supports and assists in the structuring of all patient activities, assignments and tasks.

Makes rounds of apartments as directed and reports any problems to the Program Supervisor or appropriate contact as outlined in the policies and procedures

Insures cleanliness and sanitation of patient's apartment.

Transportation of patients, to and from specific locations as required.

Gives YAP patients access to their medications which are delivered by TRC Staff and stored in the RA Office and follow the medication distribution process.

Completes room checks, safety checks and client supervision checks as directed.

Ensures orientation of new clients immediately upon admission.

Utilizes motivational interviewing and patient-centered techniques when assisting patients.

Follows appropriate guidelines and therapeutic boundaries with all patients

Provides empathic, supportive approach to all client interactions by acting as a sounding board for the individual.

Obtains all medications from consumer at intake and secures according to policy.

Employs de-escalation techniques.

Utilizes local crisis response plan in case of emergency psychiatric emergency (i.e. suicidal/homicidal ideation or threats).

Documents according to periodicity and content requirements.

Conducts safety drills as described in TRC protocol.

Performs responsibilities according to guidelines, and applies performance feedback.

Participates in all Resident Assistant (RA) staff meetings.

Participates in training and meets TRC and licensure expectations related to training.

Performs all other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to inspire client confidence in the TRC Staff and the TRC Model of Treatment.
Ability to consistently demonstrate through conduct and communications the stability required to effectively assist patients and their family members through the TRC Model of Treatment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

Must have high level of interpersonal skills. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.

Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word, Excel).

Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.

Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.

Education and Experience

High School diploma or GED required.

Minimum 1 year experience working with dually diagnosed individuals preferred.

CPR certification (or willing to accept training)

Posted: 2019-12-17 Expires: 2020-04-02

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