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Overnight Crisis Monitor in Downers Grove, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/17/2019

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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.

 

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. Supports evening staff with bed & bath routines.  Ensures that proper hygiene standards are being observed and maintained by patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Remains alert and responsive to the unit and patients during sleeping hours.
  • Assists evening staff with bed & bath routines.
  • Conducts outside perimeter checks.
  • Conducts nightly safety checks.
  • Conducts bed/body checks in not less than 15 minute intervals.
  • Screens patients and their belongings.
  • Records inappropriate behaviors of patients.
  • 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.
  • Identifies tasks to be completed and prioritize them in accordance with purpose, need and time restraints.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements.
  • Attends mandatory in-services.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.

Non-Essential Functions:

None

 

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.