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Program Aide - John Brooks Recovery Center

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
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AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Mays Landing, NJ


REQ_NUM: 22-31565

Department: JBRC Long/Short Term Detox

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Mays Landing

Weekends Required? Yes

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Program Aide Supervisor, the Program Aide is responsible for client safety, monitoring clients behavior, movement and assisting counselors with various aspects of client activities as needed.

  • Responsible for providing coverage for all residential facilities, monitoring client safety and activities to ensure that clients adhere to program rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for conducting client head counts
  • Monitor and assist clinical team in client treatment activities as needed
  • Responsible for client Check-in forms, Discharge forms, Inventory forms, Room reassignments and Personal Property Check list and effectively document all information
  • Monitors all client behavior as needed, de-escalating potentially violent situations, resolving conflicts and forwarding pertinent information to the supervisor
  • Responsible for maintaining client confidentiality in accordance with State, Federal and HIPPA regulations and JBRC Policy and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in all required meetings and trainings
  • Responsible for responding to JBRC emergencies and making appropriate contacts
  • Responsible for notifying referral agencies (identified contacts) in case of resident abscond.
  • Responsible for escorting drug court and or mandated clients to and from approved appointments outside of facility.
  • Assure client adherence to daily schedule.
  • Responsible for being punctual and reporting for work when scheduled to include meal break reliefs and other schedules as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Program Aide Supervisor and other management as required.
  • Ability to maintain professional and ethical boundaries and be a team player.

  • Capable of lifting approximately 10 to 20 lbs.
  • Walking, the ability to move around on foot to accomplish task
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate both orally and written
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations in a professional manner
  • Must have active listening skills

  • When conducting searches programs aides will be supplied with protective gloves
  • Program Aides have the option to wear protective body coverage

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment when supervising and monitoring clients in a residential setting.

  • Knowledge in procedures necessary to oversee the safety of clients, visitors and staff in all JBRC residential facilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with clients in an appropriate therapeutic manner
  • Ability to write accurate documentation regarding safety and client incidents
  • Ability to recognize the elements of a client crisis
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive and cooperative working relationship with all employees
  • Ability to deliver service in a way that is responsive, respectful, caring and helpful while maintaining confidentiality, ethical and professional boundaries.
  • Ability to demonstrate responsiveness and flexibility as clients needs& priorities shift.
  • Ability to be respectful of diverse cultures, ethnic and religious backgrounds as well as alternative lifestyles.




    High School Diploma or equivalent

    Basic Computer knowledge& writing skills

    Valid NJ Drivers License preferred


    Posted: 2023-01-20 Expires: 2023-02-21

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