The Residential Coordinator provides services to members served, both on an individual and group basis.
One (1) year of experience in a psychiatric setting
A B.S. / B.A. or M.S. / M.A. in Occupational, Recreational, Music, Dance, Drama or Art Therapy or Vocational Counseling or related fields
Valid California Class B driver’s license
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid with AED certified on date of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment
All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification.
If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment.
Additional regulatory, contractual or local requirements may apply
Demonstrate the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with the internal and external stakeholders
Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
Attend all pre-authorization meetings and interviews with members served
Attends and participates in members served meetings and groups
Coordinates and provides treatment services as assigned, including :
1. Developing a schedule of therapeutic activities with and for members served
2. Coordinating and monitoring daily activities
3. Coordinating members served special activities
4. Conduct initial orientation
Leads and co-leads therapeutic groups
Participates in the development of the Master Treatment Plan
Completes incident reports and forwards to Administrator in compliance with established policies and procedures
Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions
Reviews and implements service plans
Actively participates and facilitates in team meetings and service planning meetings
Demonstrates knowledge of management of assaultive behavior techniques
Report changes in members served income immediately
Track and report outcome data
Notifies appropriate agencies of any known or observed incidents of abuse
Observes, records and reports members served social, ADL and psychiatric behavior
Completes the service plan, including assessing the members served educational and vocational needs
Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies, including :
1. Actively participating in maintaining the inventory and ordering of equipment and supplies
2. Maintaining order and cleanliness in the Activity Rooms
3. Monitoring the upkeep and safety of equipment and supplies
Promotes and assists members served in developing self-help skills
If employed at Inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis / crisis prevention training
If employed at Outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis / crisis prevention training
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and / or changed at the discretion of management.
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, twist, reach and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, push, pull and do simple and power grasping.
The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to uneven walking ground.