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Residential Aide

Pinnacle Treatment Centers, Inc.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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    106802292


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Elizabethtown, KY

Summary:

Handling and serving residents in a manner conducive to their safety, security and comfort. Adhere to instructions issued by Nurse Manager/Director and to establish/maintain a therapeutic milieu and routine. Maintain good housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas. Provide maximum resident care services within limits defined by delegated tasks.

Essential Duties:
  • Check in with manager for resident report and receive any added assignment.
  • Supervise resident AM/PM care.
  • Supervise client medication, charting all incoming medications, coordination with nurse and psychiatrist regarding medication compliance.
  • Maintain residents' schedule for your shift.
  • Observe and assure adherence to house rules.
  • Monitor all chores and work projects.
  • Enforce level system.
  • Transport and accompany clients to AA/NA meetings when applicable.
  • Meeting client sponsor/contacts. Sign resident out for any outside meeting or functions providing their phone number, destination and approximate time of return.
  • Document client departures/returns from all departures (passes, meetings, work, etc.).
  • Distribute snacks before bedtime.
  • Settle residents for night.
  • Note physical condition, attitude, reactions and appetite as necessary.
  • Report any changes or unusual findings to Nursing.
  • Monitor for appropriate dress codes at all times.
  • Assist with resident personal hygiene when necessary.
  • Assist in dining room and observe eating habits and report to nursing any difficulty with eating (i.e., loss of appetite or other unusual events.
  • Perform personal services for residents within reason.
  • Assist residents with recreational activities and other projects doing whatever possible to promote comfort, security and rehabilitation.
  • Random drug screen monitoring of all clients including outpatient as dictated by the schedule provided.
  • Room, belongings and personal search as dictated by schedule and/or manager.
  • Drive residents to appointments, community events, day programs as instructed by RN/Manager.
  • Complete and maintain facility shift report and resident sign-out/sign-in report.
  • Document Incidental Notes when applicable.
  • Oral and written "end of shift" reports.
  • Check water temperature in kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room. Record in safety log and write incident report if water is over specified temperature.
  • Light housekeeping as necessary in performance of assigned tasks.
  • Hourly head count for all clients.
  • Didactic groups for client education on addiction and recovery principles.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED, Course work in mental health - Associate Degree preferred.
  • CPR/ First Aid Certification.
  • Valid KY Driver's License
  • Those individuals expressing a desire to become Counselor Interns must possess a Bachelor's Degree. It is understood that this is not a guaranteed progression within the Pinnacle Treatment Center facilities.
  • Previous experience in healthcare, mental health and/or substance abuse treatment
  • Prior experience with chemical addiction and/or mental disorders including psychopharmacology.
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience with regulations and standards including infection control, quality assurance, and patient care compliance for state licensure.
  • Neat appearance and appropriate dress. Genuine interest in caring for residents. Patience and respect when dealing with residents, families and visitors. Willingness to perform a multitude of tasks.

Offering:

We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package, paid time off, and the opportunity for professional development and advancement.<br/><br/>Other<br>Elizabethtown, KY<br/><br/><em><strong>Summary</strong>:</em><br><br>Handling and serving residents in a manner conducive to their safety, security and comfort. Adhere to instructions issued by Nurse Manager/Director and to establish/maintain a therapeutic milieu and routine. Maintain good housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas. Provide maximum resident care services within limits defined by delegated tasks.<br><br><em><b> Essential Duties:</b></em><br><ul><li>Check in with manager for resident report and receive any added assignment.</li><li>Supervise resident AM/PM care. </li><li>Supervise client medication, charting all incoming medications, coordination with nurse and psychiatrist regarding medication compliance.</li><li>Maintain residents' schedule for your shift.</li><li>Observe and assure adherence to house rules.</li><li>Monitor all chores and work projects.</li><li>Enforce level system.</li><li>Transport and accompany clients to AA/NA meetings when applicable.</li><li>Meeting client sponsor/contacts. Sign resident out for any outside meeting or functions providing their phone number, destination and approximate time of return.</li><li>Document client departures/returns from all departures (passes, meetings, work, etc.). </li><li>Distribute snacks before bedtime.</li><li>Settle residents for night.</li><li>Note physical condition, attitude, reactions and appetite as necessary.</li><li>Report any changes or unusual findings to Nursing.</li><li>Monitor for appropriate dress codes at all times.</li><li>Assist with resident personal hygiene when necessary.</li><li>Assist in dining room and observe eating habits and report to nursing any difficulty with eating (i.e., loss of appetite or other unusual events.</li><li>Perform personal services for residents within reason.</li><li>Assist residents with recreational activities and other projects doing whatever possible to promote comfort, security and rehabilitation.</li><li>Random drug screen monitoring of all clients including outpatient as dictated by the schedule provided.</li><li>Room, belongings and personal search as dictated by schedule and/or manager.</li><li>Drive residents to appointments, community events, day programs as instructed by RN/Manager.</li><li>Complete and maintain facility shift report and resident sign-out/sign-in report.</li><li>Document Incidental Notes when applicable.</li><li>Oral and written "end of shift" reports.</li><li>Check water temperature in kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room. Record in safety log and write incident report if water is over specified temperature.</li><li>Light housekeeping as necessary in performance of assigned tasks.</li><li>Hourly head count for all clients.</li><li>Didactic groups for client education on addiction and recovery principles.</li></ul><br><em><strong>Minimum Qualifications:</strong></em><br><ul><li>High School Diploma or GED, Course work in mental health - Associate Degree preferred.</li><li>CPR/ First Aid Certification.</li><li>Valid KY Driver's License</li><li>Those individuals expressing a desire to become Counselor Interns must possess a Bachelor's Degree. It is understood that this is not a guaranteed progression within the Pinnacle Treatment Center facilities.</li><li>Previous experience in healthcare, mental health and/or substance abuse treatment</li><li>Prior experience with chemical addiction and/or mental disorders including psychopharmacology.</li><li>Prior knowledge and/or experience with regulations and standards including infection control, quality assurance, and patient care compliance for state licensure.</li><li>Neat appearance and appropriate dress. Genuine interest in caring for residents. Patience and respect when dealing with residents, families and visitors. Willingness to perform a multitude of tasks.</li></ul><br><strong><em>Offering:</em></strong><br><br>We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package, paid time off, and the opportunity for professional development and advancement.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/lLyMeRtanKZQIbo4uJWkW">
Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-03-14

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