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Direct Service Professional (WTRS)

Company: Highland Rivers Health
Location: Marietta
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

One of Georgia's largest behavioral healthcare providers, Highland Rivers Behavioral Health provides compassionate, professional treatment and recovery services to adults, children, families and veterans affected by mental health issues, substance abuse and addiction, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our purpose is to help every individual recover and live independent, successful and fulfilling lives JOB SUMMARY:The Residential Care Technician performs direct care services to promote, encourage, and ensure efficient operation of the residential programs, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of program participants. Seeking to contribute to the success of the residential programs, as well as the agency as a whole, the Residential Care Technician successfully carries out daily tasks including assisting with daily living activities, monitoring of program participants' progress, and facilitation of life skills groups, through acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities. DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with daily living activities, monitoring, and providing support to individuals residing in a 24/7 residential substance abuse treatment facility to ensure the safety and wellbeing of individuals, with respect to appropriate therapeutic boundaries. Prepares and maintains records of individuals' progress and services delivered, reporting changes in condition to manager or supervisor. Facilitates life skills groups, including education on personal hygiene, nutrition, money management, and interpersonal skills. Provides structured activities that promote socialization, recovery, wellness, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, and maintenance of community living skills. Monitors completion of urinalysis drug screens, breathalyzers, and self-administration of medication in accordance with agency policies and procedures, to encourage accountability. Provides transportation for individuals to appointments and activities in the community. Participates in weekly treatment team meetings as directed by direct supervisor. Performs housekeeping duties, such as cleaning, washing clothes, dishes, running errands, and inspection of facilities in accordance with environment of care. Ensures and provides high quality, compassionate, and ethical delivery of services to improve program and organizational performance. Assists with service-related compliance. Intervenes, stabilizes and manages acute crisis situations as needed. Assist in providing additional coverage during increased census/acuity and emergencies. Maintains confidentiality for all indirect/direct service in accordance with agency policies and HIPPA policies. Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned.

Keywords: Highland Rivers Health, Marietta , Direct Service Professional (WTRS), Other , Marietta, Georgia

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