Behavioral Support Specialist in Rolla, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $12.75 hourly

*Must be available 3:00pm - 11:00pm and every other weekend

POSITION PURPOSE

Behavioral Support Specialist assist in creating an environment in which individuals diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness and/or a developmental disability will have the opportunity to grow and make the transition to community living. This will be done not only in the areas of supporting, encouraging and instructing, but also by modeling for them the desired behaviors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Assists in the implementation of treatment plans to ensure that residents have opportunities to exercise their personal choice in all aspects of their lives in accordance with any limitation that may be in their treatment plan
• Assist residents in decision making
• Support, encourage, and document resident’s performance of activities of daily living skills and progress towards goals and treatment plans
• Transport residents to activities and appointments
• Ensure physical safety of staff and residents
• Shift duties including but not limited to; reading communication logs/manager notes, consulting with peers concerning current situations and formulate plan to intervene, plan and prepare daily meals, documents events and activities, administer medications, document any medication reactions, monitor financial books, receipts, cash, complete financial ledgers monthly, monitor MAR for errors and new med orders
• House maintenance and cleaning duties including but not limited to; daily house inspections, shift housekeeping assignments, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, washing resident’s laundry, replace light bulbs, toners, and report improperly operating appliances, fire alarms, doors and windows
• Complete all required trainings and adhere to all policies and procedures of the program and company
• Other duties as assigned
• Must use Tools of Choice consistently and with fidelity when supporting clients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Flexible Thinking
• Organizational/Time Management
• Multitasking/Planning
• Problem Solving
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited program preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• Must have a reliable personal vehicle with current insurance, registration and copy of inspection as required by state laws
• Must obtain a valid driver’s license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class E MO driver’s license by the end of the 60-day introductory period

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

• Medication Technician I and Red Cross CPR/First Aid certifications required
• Must meet the qualifications to obtain CPI certification, along with the ability to implement CPI when needed

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.