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Residential Care Manager, Part-time

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Perkasie
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The responsibilities of the Residential Care Manager are to plan, organize and implement an independent living skills program based upon the individualized needs of assigned residents. Individualized planning is aimed at enhancing self-determination and self-sufficiency in an independent living situation. The Residential Care Manager provides on-duty coverage and on-call overnight coverage as needed. This staff person practices recovery principles and Community Support Program principles in his/her work with residents.JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • In partnership with residents, completes specific psychological evaluations, develops and reviews individualized rehabilitation plans for all assigned residents to include specific behavioral objectives; oversees implementation of rehab plans. For Supported Housing partners with residents to assess needs from a strengths based perspective and supports residents in meeting those needs.
  • Partner with residents to teach independent living skills such as cooking, menu planning, money management, cleaning, laundry, personal hygiene, etc. - This includes assisting with group home menu planning, group home shopping, and food preparation as needed.
  • Coach and/or supervise residents in completing daily activities according to individual need including linking to community transportation resources or if unavailable, providing transportation for necessary activities as needed and according to transportation policy.
  • Insure that residents' needs for services are met by supporting them in coordinating and arranging for the provision of services such as psychotherapy, medical care and Social Security benefits from Penn Foundation and other providers.
  • Provide recovery oriented counseling as evidenced by utilization of active listening skills and other motivational enhancement techniques to engage with assigned residents/alumni and facilitate change and growth.
  • The Residential Caseworker supports each assigned resident in ensuring that their psychiatric and medical medications are available to them and partners with them in learning how to independently obtain and take their medications. - The assigned Caseworker has the primary responsibility for allowing residents more independence with their medications.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed for residents and alumni according to his/her particular schedule.
  • Develop curricula/activities for individual or group participation with residents and/or alumni designed to meet behavioral objectives, facilitate growth toward independence, and promote recovery and community integration.
  • Insure cleanliness of group home and assists with maintaining cleanliness of townhomes. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Good communication skills (both verbal and written) and positive interpersonal skills required. - Sits, stands and walks for extended periods of time. - Requires some light lifting. - Potential for participation in therapeutic recreational activities. EDUCATION: Bachelor Degree in human services field. - TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: It is preferred that the employee also have one year of experience in a human services agency working with persons with mental illness, substance abuse issues, developmental disabilities, or age related issues. WORK SCHEDULE:Sunday through Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pmPlease complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Residential Care Manager, Part-time, Executive , Perkasie, Pennsylvania

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