4x 10 hour shifts - Overnight Crisis Monitor in Chicago, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services.

Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

 

Join Our TEAM - Behavioral Specialist, Crisis Specialist, Security Monitor

Starting Pay is $13.00 p/h

Schedule: Midnight - 8 AM

ALL clients are MALE; must be able to address and manage negative client behavior. 

 

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St.

Woodridge, IL 60517

http://woodridgeinterventions.com/

 

Summary:  

Oversees the safety and integrity of the unit at night while patients are sleeping. Remains alert and responsive to the unit and patients during sleeping hours and during morning wake up.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise the behavior of clients in one of our multiple residential units.
  • Must remain fully alert, attentive and responsive during work hours.
  • Conducts nightly safety checks.
  • Conducts bed/body checks in not less than 15 minute intervals.
  • Documents unsafe conditions and notifies appropriate persons about these conditions.
  • Utilizes crisis intervention techniques and is able to identify potential conflicts and intervene.
  • Uses appropriate terminology to accurately record incidents in patient records and shift reviews and complete such in a timely manner.
  • Maintains professional boundaries and identify issues related to them.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements.

Special Demands:
Ability to de-escalate patients that are agitated with potential for violence. Ability to perform a variety of activities in an atmosphere of change. Handle stressful situations calmly. Participates in the identification, stabilization and resolution of potential crisis. Must be able to identify when assistance is needed, and to secure assistance when needed.

 

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High school diploma or GED; experience in addictions/behavioral health preferred.
    • Other Qualifications:
      • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
      • Criminal clearances and background check.
      • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
      • Valid registered vehicle insurance.