Overnight Response Specialist

Location
Scott County
Salary
$12.00-12.25 per hour + benefits
Posted
Jan 23, 2013
Closes
Feb 22, 2013
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of individuals with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities. The Overnight Response Specialist will achieve this in some or all of the following:

 -Patrol assigned route to ensure safety of consumers

- Provides therapeutic/crisis intervention

- Provide emergency response to a variety of situations

- Responds to calls for service

- Medication administration

- Bed checks on consumers

- Assisting consumers getting up, ready for work, etc. 

Additional duties of Response Specialist are:

- Thorough and accurate documentation

- Modeling appropriate behavior at all times

- Calling in to the Awake Check-in line

- Perform additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

- Result oriented with ability to follow through, make informed decisions, complete tasks and problem-solve

- Eligibility to work in the United States

- Valid Driver's license

- Clean Driving Record

- Insured, reliable vehicle for use at each shift

- Background clearance as required by BCA and DHS

- CPR/First Aid Certification

- Bachelor's Degree and experience in the field are highly recommended 

* Schedule will be overnights from 10pm-8am.