DIRECT SERVICE TECH in Woodridge, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: WOODRIDGE INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: $13.00

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 bachelors or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal or 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.

Woodridge Interventions

2221 64th St.

Woodridge, IL 60517

Summary:

  • Under direct supervision, assists in overseeing patients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts rounds and bed checks and documents harmful behavioral indicators of patients as to maintain a safe environment; supervises patients during free and unstructured time, identifies and uses treatment tools to monitor and support the structure within the company.
  • Identifies potential conflicts and implements crisis intervention techniques to prevent or intervene in potential crisis situations.
  • Uses clinically appropriate professional terminology to complete forms and records, accurately and timely documenting patient assessment, planning, and progress.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate professional boundaries between self, staff, patients, and collaterals and identifies issues related to ethics and boundaries.
  • Transports patients.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements.

Knowledge of responsibility regarding actions to minimize, eliminate, and report risks.

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Demonstrates a commitment to begin training or enroll in an educational program in substance abuse, counseling, or other human services program.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license

Minimum Experience Required

  • Is able to demonstrate through life experiences (work or volunteer experience in substance abuse field or other human services) for at least one year, the ability and desire to work well with those with substance abuse problems and/or corrections.