Bilingual Treatment Support Specialist

Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States Full-time

BOARD OF CHILD CARE

POSITION: Bilingual Treatment Support Specialist 

POSITION RESPONSIBLE TO: Cottage Supervisor

CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT: Hourly/Non-Exempt

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direct childcare services, ensure that day-to-day supervision of residents is consistent with agency standards and

effectively works as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • 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 resident’s 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.
  • Participates in the development of unit activities, recreation activities and spiritual life awareness while providing direct supervision as required.
  • Provides safe transportation in agency vehicles for residents to keep scheduled appointments as required.
  • Prepares meals according to the menu provided. 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 daily on-site inspections 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’s Behavior Management 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 quality and diversity in problem identification and conflict resolution among residents and co-workers.
  • Perform duties, as requested, to achieve agency goals.
  • Provide transportation to and from appointments (Medical, Family Visits, etc.) as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum High School Diploma.
  • Preffered Two years of experience in a mental health facility preffered
  • Certification in Basic First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross. (Must be attained by completion of the orientation period.)
  • Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention. (Must be attained by completion of the orientation period.)
  • Maintenance of an unrestricted Driver’s License with a safe driving record as defined in the agency policy.
  • Must receive medication administration training through the State of West Virginia. (Training provided by the agency.)
  • Preffered Bilingual (Spanish)

 

PERFORMANCE REVIEW: A performance evaluation will be written and reviewed yearly. Probationary period is for three (3) months.