Abraxas (A GEO Company) ADOLESCENT DIRECT CARE - K0034-2147 in Woodridge, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5148147 Location:Woodridge Interventions2221 64th St.Woodridge, IL 60517 Schedule:

Tuesday thru Saturday; 4 PM - 12 Midnight (4 days) and 8 AM - 4 PM (1 day)


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.

+ Identifies and integrates knowledge of treatment for specific groups.

+ Adheres to confidentiality requirements.

+ Attends mandatory in-services.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer