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Residential Advisor - Behavioral Health (Part-Time, 3rd Shift)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Sellersville
Posted on: June 27, 2024

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 Advisor include partnering with residents in their daily activities according to their individual needs, and goals. The Residential Advisor provides on-site coverage and assists in performing routine resident-care duties and promotes a positive and supportive environment. The majority of the shift (7 hours, 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.) is a paid on-site sleepover position for 7 of the 10 hours. The remaining 3 hours, 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.) are awake.The Village of Hope is a temporary housing program for homeless adults in Bucks County who have been diagnosed with both a mental health and substance abuse disorder.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with residents in independent living skills of cooking, menu planning, grocery shopping, money management, cleaning, laundry, personal hygiene, etc.
  • Coach and or supervise residents in completion of 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide documentation of resident activity/progress/staff interventions and communicate concerns and observations to supervisory staff.
  • Maintain medication logs.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed for residents according to his/her schedule.
  • Ensure cleanliness of areas for which program is responsible.
  • Conduct fire drills per Program policy and as assigned.
  • Instruct residents in physical plant emergency procedures, standard precautions, and safe food storage/cooking practices as required/assigned.
  • -Ensure that any safety problems are corrected or reported to the Program Manager for correction. -Work with Program Manager and Clinical Coordinator in resolving all physical plant or furnishing problems.
  • Conduct urine drug screens/breathalyzer screens per Program policy.
  • Conduct room, property, community area, and vehicle searches per Program policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information. -
  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements. -
  • Demonstrates/models the Network's PCRAFT values during interactions with all customers. - -
  • Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety. -
  • Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices
  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code. -
  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
  • Other duties as assigned. -
    PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Must have ability to sit for 2 total hours per day, and up to 1 total consecutive hour. Must be able to stand for 8 total hours per day and up to 2 total consecutive hours. Must be able to walk 6 total hours per day and up to 10 total consecutive minutes. Must have the ability to frequently use fingers/hands for fingering and handling. Must have the ability to use upper extremities for frequent pushing of objects up to 10 pounds and occasional pushing of objects up to 75 lbs. Must have the ability to transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, stretcher and/or bed. Must have the ability for frequent stooping and bending. Must have the ability for frequent reaching above shoulder level. Must have the ability for touching as it relates to feeling objects by touching with the skin, particularly that of fingertips. Must have the ability for hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high frequency and low frequency hearing sounds. Must have the ability for seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, color vision and peripheral vision.
    EDUCATION: - High School Diploma required
    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Required: High School Diploma or GED
    • Preferred: Direct care in human services agency and college experience.
      SCHEDULE: 20 hours/week, Sundays and Fridays, 9:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
      OTHER: Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record in accordance with St. Luke's policy

      Please 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 Advisor - Behavioral Health (Part-Time, 3rd Shift), Healthcare , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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