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Residential Assistant, Per Diem - Women's Roads to Recovery (Richmond, RI)

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5124

Status
Per Diem
Hours
Per Diem
Shift
Flex
Has Benefits
No
Job Description
SUMMARY
Perform, coordinate and monitor the daily non-clinical operations of the program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provide orientation of clients into the community.
-Conduct tour of the facility and make introductions.
-Problem solve and provide other support to clients as needed.
-Serve as a role model.

Assist in new client admissions.
-Review rules and regulations, issue linens, assign bedrooms, sign appropriate releases, gather birth certificates and social security cards, etc.

Perform a variety of services.
-Assist with the serving  and delivery of meals daily
-Assist with the supervision of recreational activities.
-Check daily client details and follow through on any unsatisfactory performance.
-Assign daily client housekeeping assignments and assist clients in performing necessary housekeeping tasks.
-Coordinate client appointments with appropriate social service agencies; i.e. doctors, dentists, GPA, etc.
-Maintain an inventory of linens.
-Conduct toxicology testing for all clients as instructed by Program Manager.
-Administer breathalyzer test and collect urine for drug screens.

Ensure a safe, clean and healthy living environment.
-Lead morning community meeting as necessary.
-Assist in conducting monthly/quarterly fire drills and send in reports.
-Monitor client whereabouts during fire drills or emergencies.
-Maintain order.
-Ensure the facility is safe from intruders.
-Report any deficiencies to manager.

Ensure medication procedures are followed.
-Ensure clients are present at designated times to take prescribed medications.
-Ensure information is logged appropriately.
-Check medications for sufficient supply

Transport clients in personal or agency vehicle when necessary.
-Drive carefully and abide by traffic rules.
-Ensure that seat belts are worn by all traveling in personal and Center owned vehicles.

Perform record keeping in accordance with Health Information Services and other Center requirements.
-Complete daily activity logs.
-Complete progress notes with appropriate format.
-Develop and implement a plan of care with ongoing consumer input.
-Monitor confidentiality in accordance with Center policy and legal requirements.
-Complete required reports and evaluations.
-Follow required office procedures in a cooperative manner.
-Initiate and process incident reports as per Center guidelines.
-Adhere to Infection Control protocols.

Maintain cooperative relationships with clients, other employees and the public.
-Treat clients with respect.
-Work in cooperation with co-workers and supervisory staff.
-Deal with team members regarding problems in a constructive manner.
-Accept and use direction and supervision.
-Benefit from constructive criticism.

Attend trainings, case presentations and conferences.
-Provide feedback to staff on the content of educational programs attended.
-Attend mandatory in-service trainings and other trainings required.
Required Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Advanced education preferred.  Experience working with a substance abuse population is strongly preferred. Must have awareness of the general trends in confronting the problems of substance abuse.  Must have valid driver's license and insured auto.
Application Method
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