Bilingual Awake Overnight Treatment Support Specialist

Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States Full-time

The Board of Child Care

Position Description for Awake Overnight Child Care Worker

 

TITLE:  Bilingual Awake Overnight Treatment Support Specialist

TITLE RESPONSIBLE TO: Unit Supervisor

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Ensures that nightly supervision of residents is consistent with agency standards and effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Completes bed checks for every resident every fifteen minutes and documents activities in unit logbook.
  • Consistently completes call in procedures three times per night in accordance with the unit’s assigned time and agency policy.
  • Consistently implements each resident’s treatment plan and completes documentation, as required.
  • Accurately administers medication according to physician and/or nurse’s orders and documents the medication administration record (MAR).
  • Actively encourages and reinforces residents’ participation in maintaining established standards of cleanliness and orderliness in their living unit and the surrounding campus.
  • Ensures that each resident’s health needs are identified and met within the specified time frame.
  • Actively encourages and supports each resident’s need to achieve satisfactory academic performance.
  • Provides safe transportation in agency vehicles for residents as required.
  • Provides direct mealtime supervision to assure that residents are provided a balanced meal and that dining procedures are consistently followed.
  • Completes a thorough inventory for each resident’s belongings upon admission, discharge and on a quarterly basis.
  • Completes assigned unit system responsibilities and documentation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of health and safety standards through completion of a Daily Safety and Wellness Check according to agency guidelines.
  • Demonstrates the ability to receive, transmit, store and retrieve information as evidenced through written and verbal communication.
  • Contributes to the prevention and management of challenging behaviors by implementing the Board of Child Care Behavior Support and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Techniques.
  • Promotes effective communication through the timely submission of documentation and compliance with logbook policy.
  • Provides coverage, as needed, for direct care vacancies.
  • Provides mandatory on-call coverage as required.
  • Fosters equality and diversity in problem identification and conflict resolution among residents.
  • Performs duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum High School Diploma. Human Services degree preferred.
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (Must be attained by the completion of the orientation period.)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (Must be attained by the completion of the orientation period.)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in agency policy.
  • Preffered Bilingual (Spanish)