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Part Time Direct Service Tech in Chicago, IL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: SOUTHWOOD INTERVENTIONS

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.
  • Identifies tasks to be completed in order of highest to lowest priority and behaviors that will not interfere with the ability to complete assignments.
  • Promotes teamwork through collective effort and works cooperatively with team members.
  • Pursues internal and/or external training and development opportunities.
  • Identifies and integrates knowledge of treatment for specific groups.
  • Transports patients.
  • Adheres to confidentiality requirements.
  • Attends mandatory in-services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

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.
  • Knowledge of the procedures to follow in the event of an incident.
  • Knowledge of job responsibility in emergency.
  • Knowledge of responsibility regarding actions to minimize, eliminate, and report risks.