Program Specialist

Resource Treatment Center
Published
June 20, 2020
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

  • Co-lead groups, participate in curriculum development for the program and collaborate with treatment team members to help the patients meet their treatment and care goals.
  • Provide patient care within a program to include:
    • Monitor patients to evaluate treatment progress.
    • Intervene in crisis situations to assist patients.
    • Modify treatment plans to accommodate patients' needs.
    • Collaborate with other professionals to assess needs or plan treatments of patients.
    • May counsel family members of patients.
    • May assist patients by coordinating activities, providing companionship and assisting with basic daily needs (dressing, bathing, eating).
  • Assist in the oversight and maintenance of the program schedule.
  • Coordinate the activities of other program staff and oversee the work of interns as applicable.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always.  When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints.  Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Services field preferred.
  • Two or more years' experience in behavioral health required.

 LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed counselor/therapist as required by the state and for the area of clinical expertise.
  • Valid driver's license if required by the facility.
  • CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility.

ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 21 years of age.
Must have and maintain a valid Indiana driver's license and maintain automobile insurance coverage.
For Resource Treatment Facility a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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