SECURITY MONITOR Chester Mental Health in Chester, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary

This position maintains an orderly environment within assigned unit or area of facility by conducting standard operating procedures in accordance with facility policies/procedures and required Company and client contractual obligations. Daily schedules are followed and employee serves as role model for residents.

This security role work with the mental health units at Chester Residential. 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises all resident movement within the assigned unit/area.
  • Reports resident accidents or injuries to supervisor.
  • Provides orientation to new residents and discharges residents.
  • Performs scheduled resident headcounts and completes written count reports.
  • Conducts daily inspections and searches of resident sleeping quarters and body searches as necessary.
  • Monitors eye drug testing.
  • Reports all resident behavioral problem incidents in writing to supervisor and conducts appropriate crisis intervention.
  • Collects urine samples for random and routine substance abuse screenings of residents as required.
  • Transports residents by company vehicle to out-of-facility appointments.
  • When assigned, remains at assigned security check point and monitors security cameras to maintain safe and secure orderly environment for residents during the daily scheduled activities.
  • Enforces the facility rules of conduct with the residents.
  • Supervises resident visitation.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and one year experience in substance abuse treatment.  A Bachelor's degree in Education or Human Services may be substituted for experience preferred.
  • Ability to serve as a model for resident behavior.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Required skills include:  time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as requested.

Equal Opportunity Employer