Overview Full Time Behavioral Care Specialist 2nd Shift (3P-11:30P)KITResidential Program for Adolescents ages 13-17Job Location is Virtua Hospital in CamdenFriday and Saturday Days Off
MUST have bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other related fieldMUST have a valid driver’s licenseMUST have at least two years of supervisory experience in Residential settingPreferrably, with experience with adolescents in behavioral and mental healthResponsible for the direct supervision and leadership of Behavioral Care Specialists working in an Intense Residential Treatment Program on a designated shift. Responsibilities Creates and maintains the daily Shift Assignment Sheet.
Assigns times for staff meal breaks to ensure adequate coverage to maintain the appropriate ratio of staff to resident.Makes necessary adjustments to the Shift Assignment Sheet and/or daily shift schedule to accommodate for emergencies and/or changing circumstances in the unit.Conducts “rounds” at the beginning of each shift and documents all appropriate information.Ensures that proper telephone and visitor clearances are followed allowing residents to have access to these contacts. Inspect the log book and any other paperwork generated by activities held during the designated shift. This includes Point Sheets, Behavior Observation Forms, Critical incident Forms, Safe Room Forms and Restraint Forms. Prior to the start of the next shift, compiles information for a Shift Summary Report to document the happenings during the shift. Provides direct care and supervision to residents when necessary.Must personally respond to any situation involving a behavioral escalation or physical restraints to assist and provide oversight.Contact the Program Director or Assistant Program Director/BCS Manager in the event of an emergency. Al other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field with at least one year experience working with children with severe behavioral health care problems, preferably in a residential setting.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- At least 2 years of supervisor experience.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.EOE M/V/F/D