Community Support Professional - Adults
Posted on: January 14, 2019
At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people's lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We're committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you're a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you Job Description: Come join our team of highly motivated and caring professionals dedicated to delivering care that changes people lives. At Centerstone we focus on career development and go above and beyond to support you in meeting our mission. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about a career with Centerstone Kentucky. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Teaches, models, and coaches activities of daily living (ADL) (e. g., personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, money management, educational and vocational goal-setting, nutrition needs); monitors performance of ADL skills and provides therapeutic feedback. Completes clinical assessment, as needed, and develops/implements individualized treatment/service objectives. Teaches psychoeducation classes on recovery (e. g., medication side effects, ADL, communication skills, stress management strategies). Plans and facilitates community-based activities (e. g., medical appointments, grocery shopping, leisure/recreation/socialization); facilitates access to community resources (e. g., AA/NA meetings, school, job placement). Contributes to safe and therapeutic environment by practicing verbal de-escalation and, as authorized, other behavior management techniques. Serves as "ambassador" of SCS and its clients by integrating clients into the community and educating community members about people with disabilities and about SCS's services and programming. Collaborates with community systems on behalf of individuals served (e. g., school, landlord, family, transportation provider, employer). Provides transportation (e. g., driving SCS van or personal vehicle), ensuring adherence to standard safety practices (e. g., driver certification, seat belts, child safety seats); teaches and facilitates use of public transportation systems. Provides personal care, as needed (e. g., personal hygiene, toileting, laundry, meal preparation, safe eating techniques). Provides individualized crisis assistance, consistent with individual's treatment/service plan (i. e, initiating Mental Inquest Warrant, facilitating care from another provider, completing suicide risk assessment). Administers First Aid and CPR, as needed. Supervises self-administered medication, serving as the program's "point person" for supervised self-administered medication (SSAM), or administers medication, depending on the specific clinical program's protocols. Identifies assigned clients' food and/or medication allergies and exercises reasonable care to avoid exposure to allergens. Communicates information relevant to care, treatment, and services, with other SCS staff members and, as authorized, with non-SCS providers, to ensure appropriate level and quality of care. May take responsibility for specific assignments within the program (e. g., Clubhouse food program, admissions at Crisis Stabilization Unit or Lighthouse). Provides formal training to Community Support Providers and Community Support Specialists and/or serves as mentor or shift leader. Documents services and care provided by timely completing various forms (e. g., attendance records, daily logs, shift/progress notes, incident reports, Service Activity Logs (SALs), time reports) in accordance with SCS and regulatory standards. Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, consistent with SCS procedures and state and federal law. Attends and participates in all required staff and service planning meetings and trainings. Maintains and enhances skills for working with clients. All other duties as assigned Required Skills: Bachelor's degree in sociology, psychology, social work, or human services, or any other field relevant to care or services to individuals with disabilities. Completion of all required trainings within 6 months of hire date. Ability to handle assignments according to instructions, procedures, previous training, or accepted SCS practices, with limited discretion to revise existing methods or protocols or develop new ones. Valid driver's license. Proof of automobile liability insurance. Positive driving record. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate with verbal and nonverbal individuals. Ability to provide caring, nurturing attention and care to individuals with disabilities, including those who are medically fragile and/or have intense behavioral needs and/or otherwise pose a high level of risk, because of complexity of treatment/service needs and/or a complex diagnostic profile. Maturity and good judgment. Job Location Code:CenterOne Downtown (02ADULTDT)Job Location:Louisville, Kentucky, United StatesJob Type:Full-Time/RegularRequired Experience: One year full time experience working with individuals who receive services for treatment of mental health or co-occurring disorder. Successfully complete, within six months of hire, the department led or approved training program per Medicaid regulations. Time Type: Full time Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone. Health & Wellness Medical Coverage Dental Coverage Vision Coverage Flexible Spending Account Health Savings Account Short Term Disability Long Term Disability - Company Paid Wellness Programs - Company Paid Financial Wellbeing Competitive Compensation Packages Life Insurance - Company Paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching Retirement and Financial Planning Services Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness) You have rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act Career Development and Growth At Centerstone training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education Tuition Reimbursement for company approved programs Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us and have a 5 state footprint for those looking to relocate geographically Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders Centerstone Research Institute and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes Work Life Balance Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. Company Paid Holidays in addition to Paid Time Off Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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