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Overnight Crisis Monitor in Cañon City, CO at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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Job Description

Facility: SOUTHERN PEAKS REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Immediate openings for full-time Behavioral Specialist, Crisis Specialist, Youth Development Specialist at Southern Peaks Regional Treatment Center in Canon City, Colorado.

Starting Pay is $14.50 p/h 

Schedule: 10:45 PM - 7 AM

Minimum Age Requirement: 21 years of age

DAYS OFF: Typically are Monday/Tuesday or Tuesday/Wednesday

Must be able to address and manage negative client behavior.

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.

Company Overview:

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.

 

Keywords: mental health technician, direct care, residential, milieu, psychology, social work, youth treatment, therapuetic, high school diploma, GED, overnight, entry level

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements: 

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year applicable experience or Associate’s Degree preferred. (Associate’s degree or sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited college or university.)

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.