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Behavioral Health Shift Coordinator in Glenside, PA at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Behavioral Health Shift Coordinator

To provide care, supervision, instruction and support to individuals with challenging behaviors in accordance with state and agency guidelines.  To provide a home-like environment that is safe, guards the health and welfare of the individual, offers consistency, promotes stabilization and ultimately provides opportunities for each individual to develop and move toward greater independence.

   In addition, this position will provide on-site administrative support when the BH-Residential Manager is not present or unavailable.  This position will require the ability to lead a team, manage a household and implement behavior driven programming.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Human Service-Behavioral Health Management
  • 2 years of experience working with individuals with significant behavioral health challenges and/or experience with a dually- diagnosis population preferred.
  • Certification required before working in home – DSP Specialist, Positive Behavioral Support
  • For positions required to drive – valid driver’s license with a minimum of 3 year driving history and a driving record which meets the KenCrest Vehicle Safety Policy standards is required.
  • Criminal record and other background checks which meet KenCrest and state requirements
  • Achieve certification, through formal education and classroom training of all required competencies, including CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration, Crisis Management, Physical Intervention Techniques, etc.
  • Ability to convey, understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English
  • A minimum of 15 hours per year of behavioral health specific training as determined by supervisor.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in:  Crisis Management and Physical Intervention Techniques.
  • 4 Days of shadowing a staff member in a behavioral health model home program



Benefits

KenCrest offers a wide variety of benefits for full time employees including Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off and more.  Some benefits are available for part-time employees as well.  Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.



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