Maximize residents success satisfaction and ownership in their
living and working environment through effective skills-trainings
and relationship building. To maintain a safe clean and therapeutic
environment within the residential program. To provide client
driven services that ensures quality and excellence in client care
and the facility of client recovery.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Available to cover shifts as assigned at any residential program
to include leaving one program to travel and work at another.
Facilitate ADL skill-building for residential living and for
community integration through supervising and teaching clients
daily medication routines budgeting self-preservation skills
transportation etc. Provide opportunities for skills practice and
Participate on a multi-disciplinary team in the development and
implementation of client treatment plans and progress reviews
engaging clients whenever possible in the planning and evaluation
Provide coordinate and monitor treatment services for all
assigned clients. Includes but not limited to contact with the
client as prescribed in the treatment plan; provision and
coordination of care prescribed in the treatment plan through
documented contact and implementation of assigned activities with
client clients family other Gateway staff consultants and treatment
plan designated staff from other human service agencies and
medically oriented organizations. Monitoring the effectiveness of
care provided by the program or through other service providers by
comparing service provided with service outcomes as specified in
the treatment plan.
Provide shift coverage which includes but is not limited to
carrying out the many functions of household maintenance especially
cleaning and meal preparation assist in resolution of medical
psychiatric and behavioral crises conflict resolution and symptom
Attend supervision and team meetings as required.
Maintaining current knowledge and updates of agency policies and
Available to work first and second shift holidays and
Ensure Gateway office areas residential programs are safe and
secure via checking door and window locks and by knowing the
whereabouts of all residence at all times during course of work
Schedule treatment plan meetings facilitate treatment plan
meetings utilize assessment information diagnostic results medical
record client and family participation and participation of other
human service providers to develop and document assessments and
treatment plans/reviews in accordance with agency policy and
Ability to screen for substance abuse and provide assessment
with indicated treatment planning counseling/education and
Performs other duties as assigned or needed.
Ability to remain in shift until appropriately relieved by
another staff member. (This could result in working two consecutive
shifts as designated by supervisor.)
Associates Degree in Human Services field or a combination of
education and prior work or life experience that the organization
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Maintain flexibility toward work schedules. Ability to work
schedule as posted and assigned to include weekends and
Ability to perform routine household chores involving some
lifting and bending.
Ability to communicate with clients and other staff face to face
and by telephone.
Ability to obtain and maintain CPR certification and first aid
training and monitor clients vital signs as required.
Maintain a valid chauffeurs license and capacity to use the
program van or personally owned vehicle to transport clients in
personally owned vehicle to day-activity program medical
appointments other appointments and clinical appointments when
necessary and to respond to medical emergencies and disaster
JOB KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ABILITY:
Ability to read and comprehend instructions correspondence and
Ability to complete all clinical and administrative
documentation as required.
Ability to write correspondence reports care plans etc.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
group situations to clients and other employees of the
Ability to access emergency resources to effectively manage
crisis situations and ensure safety of clients and colleagues.
Ability to maintain currently knowledge of all organization
policy and procedures and protocols and guidelines to ensure
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written oral and diagram form.
Ability to successfully complete all required training and
Oral and written communication skills including speech grammar
spelling and legibility are at sufficient level to ensure effective
and appropriate communication.
Ability to add subtract multiply and divide in all units of
measure using whole numbers common fractions and decimals either
manually or by use of a calculator.
Uses and accesses information in clients health information
record or about a client only as necessary to actual duties and
then only in accordance with access levels assigned to this
position by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from time-to-time and in
accordance with Gateway Healthcare Inc. policies rules and
procedures as adopted by Gateway Healthcare Inc. from
Comply with agency ethics and codes of conduct in all contacts
with clients co-workers and the community
Observe all agency policies and procedures; complying with all
policies and procedures and protocols and guidelines.
Must be able to appreciate the sensitive/private nature and
legal status of information about individual clients obtained
maintained or used by Gateway Healthcare Inc. and to not access use
disclose or request such information about a client unless
necessary to the performance of his/her job.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the main
duties and responsibilities of this job. Other duties with
different demands may also be assigned by the employee's
supervisor. Gateway complies with the Americans with Disabilities
Act and analogous state statutes. Therefore to the extent required
by law Gateway will make reasonable accommodations to allow
qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions duties and responsibilities of their positions. Employees
and applicants should discuss requests for reasonable
accommodations with Human Resources at any time.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is
regularly required to use hands to finger handle or feel objects
office equipment or controls and talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to walk sit reach with hands and arms and
climb. The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop kneel
crouch or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally
lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision distance vision
peripheral vision depth perception and the abilities to adjust
focus. The employee occasionally works in outside weather
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: GHI-Charlestown-4705 Old PoStreetRoad
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 3