Are you looking for a position that allows for work, life balance, enjoying helping others, and offers a great benefit package? Then this is the position for you! The Intensive Behavior Center (IBC) is an intensive, short-term treatment facility for individuals who have intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental illnesses. IBC provides an environment for building healthy, effective, and fulfilling lives so those receiving treatment can live successfully in the community after discharge. The Psychiatric Aide aids and support to clients in maintaining a therapeutic environment. Other responsibilities include: 1) Providing clients with routine emotional and physical care; 2) Transporting clients to treatments, vocational, and leisure activities; and 3) documenting clients interaction and participation with activities. Client Support/Care Communicates with clients to understand clients needs. Monitors clients daily routines such as phone calls, showers, and meals. Transports clients to treatment, vocational, recreational and leisure activities. Records client data such as behavioral observations, vital signs, symptoms, etc. Assists with medication distribution and ensures clients take medication. Monitors and documents activities, sleep habits, and excess food or liquid intake. Observes, documents, and reports unusual behavior or condition of clients to treatment and medical staff. Treatment Support Encourages and leads client participation in scheduled activities. Reviews clients records for treatment goals, objectives and plans. Ensures clients rights are protected and maintained. Safety Ensures clients safety and well-being by resolving issues and enforcing supports. Checks clients rooms and belongings for contraband as authorized. Participates with security and search procedures as necessary. De-escalates or redirects clients to prevent injury. Ensures clients are present and documents client activity. Monitors visitors entering or exiting the premise. Other Duties as Assigned Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Behaviors): Required for the first day of work: Basic knowledge of developmental, behavioral, and psychiatric disorders. Knowledge of practices and methods for providing care. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to make observations and report information accurately. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to persuade clients to change behaviors. Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly with high stress situations. Ability to operate personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, including using spreadsheets, word processing, database, email, internet, and other computer programs. Required Minimum Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year of work experience providing care to individuals with developmental Other equivalent combinations of education and related experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
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