Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.
Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with 11 paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.
Education and/or Experience: High school graduate required. Associate degree in Psychology, Social Work or a closely related curriculum, from an accredited institution preferred. 1-2 years of Residential Program experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPR and First Aid Certification required. IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor or IAODAPCA Certified Assessment and Referral Specialist preferred.
Reports To: Program Manager
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides motivational support to assist counselors in meeting therapeutic goals.
Supports treatment plans by reporting client observations (at a minimum twice per shift and subject to change depending on need) - on appropriate form (SAMMS/Incident Report/BOP documentation, etc.) - and supporting decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges.
Assists case manager/counselor with client activities by implementing scheduled and/or requested activities.
Inventory incoming clothing and supplies of clients for quantity and specifically check for contraband items, in accordance with proper safety procedures - including but not limited to -emptying items into proper bin and never reaching into a client’s bag of articles. Inventory outgoing clothing and supplies of clients with same procedures as above.
Obtains pertinent information from staff of previous shift to utilize during current shift and relay to next shift if appropriate.
Works cooperatively with members of the nursing and medical staff to monitor clients’ vital signs, observe urine drops, monitor clients, and chart all pertinent data.
Monitors self-administration of medications by clients and document in SAMMS, MAR/PRN log according to regulations.
Recognizes deviations from normal and is able to correct the deviation.
Performs room and facility checks, at varying intervals, to ensure client’s comfort, safety, and well-being.
Supervises and manage the behavior of clients and provide appropriate behavioral interventions and consequences.
Performs all drug screen services to clients, including but not limited to urine analysis and oral swabs.
Oversees the neatness of the unit and proper use of equipment and supplies and inform the proper person when supplies or repairs are needed
Number of Openings: 4
Location Address: 333 Evergreen Street
Schedule: Monday - Friday with weekends rotation
2nd shift 3:00pm - 11:30pm
3rd shift 11:00am - 7:30am
Family Guidance Centers, Inc is a Drug Free Environment, an Equal Opportunity Employer.