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Behavioral Health Shift Coordinator in Elkins Park, PA at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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 stablization 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.

  • Assist individuals exhibiting challenging behaviors with household managements, including shopping, meal prepararion, cleaning, laundry, and all other household chores. ( The Enhanced Resident Advisor is Responsible for performing these duties in cases where the individuals does not/ cannot participate)
  • Assist with and participate in medical appointments with an empasis on Psychiatric and Therapy, based on specific individual needs/convey pertinent information to internal and external treatment team members.
  • Provides additional consumer/ site specific training and support to newly hired behavioral health program direct care staff as assigned/ when needed by Residential Manager - Behavioral Health.
  • Follow established procedures for vehicle and household maintenance,including submitting maintenance requests and preforming maintenance check- list tasked as directed.


  • 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
  • Ability to work semi-independently or independently as required, in an effective, professional manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written form.

Week (1) Mon; 3:00PM -11:00PM & Sat / Sun; 8:00AM - 8:00PM

Week (2) Tues, Wed, Thurs,Fri; 3:00PM - 11:00PM

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.  Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.

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